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Chili Cheese Wontons With Cilantro Sauce

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  Vegetable juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (V8)
  Chopped fresh cilantro/Parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped sweet red pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Canned chopped green chilies 4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Wonton wrappers 25
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

To make sauce: In small bowl, stir together V8 juice, cilantro and green onion; set aside.
To make filling: In 8-inch skillet over medium heat, in 1 tablespoon hot oil, cook onion and red pepper with chili powder until onion is tender, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Stir in chilies and cheese.
Keep wonton wrappers covered with plastic wrap until ready to fill.
Spoon about 1 1/2 teaspoons filling in center of each wonton wrapper.
Moisten edges with water; fold diagonally in half.
Pinch edges to seal.
Cover filled wontons with plastic wrap while working with remaining wonton wrappers.
In large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat 1 1/2 inches oil to 350°F.
Adjust heat to maintain temperature.
Cook wontons, 4 at a time, 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
Remove to paper towels to drain.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1729 Calories from Fat 869

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 99 g151.7%

Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 119.6 mg39.9%

Sodium 2705.6 mg112.7%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.2%

Dietary Fiber 15 g60%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 51 g102.2%

Vitamin A 238.9% Vitamin C 311%

Calcium 105.1% Iron 69.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chili Cheese Wontons With Cilantro Sauce Recipe