Southwest egg rolls

Quick & Cozy!

These oven-baked southwest egg rolls are a true fiesta loaded with flavorful bell peppers, corn, chicken, and avocado crema.

recipe variations

Not a fan of chicken? Ground beef and turkey are a great alternative for this recipe. You can also add more veggies, salsa, and nacho cheese for added goodness!

What You'll Need

Vegetable oil Red onion Red bell pepper Ground chicken Yellow corn Black beans Garlic powder Onion powder Ground cumin Ground paprika Dried oregano Ground cayenne pepper Shredded Cheese Egg roll wrappers Salt Water

Cook the Onions


Place the vegetable oil in a large pan and add the onions. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes.

Add the Bell Peppers


Add the bell peppers to the pan. Stir and let them cook for 4 minutes.

Add the Chicken


Add the ground chicken and cook for 8 to 10 minutes. Season it with salt to taste.

Add the Beans


Add the canned corn and beans. Mix to combine and let cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Season It


Add the garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, and cayenne pepper. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Place the Filling


Add 2 tablespoons of filling and 1/2 tablespoon of cheese along one side of the egg roll wrapper.

Fold the Egg Roll


Wrap the left and right sides inward, and fold the edge over the filling.

Prepare the Tray


Place the egg rolls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush them with vegetable oil.



Pop the tray in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Then flip them over and brush with more vegetable oil. Cook for another 5-10 minutes.

Make the Dressing


Add the avocado, crema, cilantro, jalapeño, and milk to the blender. Process it until you get a smooth mixture.



Remove them from the oven and serve with the avocado dressing on the side. Enjoy!

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