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Vermont Vegetable New Year Rolls

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This recipe is courtesy of Cooking Close To Home: A Year of Seasonal Recipes by Diane Imrie and Richard Jarmusz
Ingredients
For egg rolls
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh garlic 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Red cabbage 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Celeriac/Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled and chopped
  Sunflower sprouts 3 Ounce
  Green onion 1 , chopped
  Fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Egg roll dough/20 egg roll wrappers 1 Pound (1 Package)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon (For Pan)
For sauce
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh garlic 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic, cabbage, carrots and celeriac, and sauté for approximately 10 minutes; vegetables should still be firm. Remove from heat and let cool until you are able to handle the mixture.
2. Add the sprouts, onion and cilantro to the pan and mix well.
3. Lay out four egg roll sheets at a time. Add a generous 1/4-cup of mixture to each piece of egg roll dough, and roll following the instructions on the package. Cover and set aside until all are complete.
4. To cook the egg rolls, add enough olive oil to lightly cover the bottom of a sauté pan. Heat over medium-high heat, and when oil is thoroughly heated, add egg rolls. Turn the egg rolls frequently and cook for 10 minutes, or until roll is consistently lightly browned.
5. To make the sauce, add the olive oil, garlic and ginger to a small sauté pan, and cook over medium heat for 1 minute.
6. Whisk the cornstarch into the orange juice and add to the sauté pan. Add the soy sauce, honey and sesame oil and continue to cook for approximately 2 minutes, or until sauce is thickened. Sauce can be prepared ahead and refigerated. Serve the egg rolls on a platter with the sauce in a small bowl.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Snack
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Gourmet, Party
Servings: 
12

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