Bombe Di Verdure
Italian-Style Spring Rolls

About This Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious vegetables recipe with a difference? If you are, you’ve found it! Here’s my italian-style spring rolls for you to enjoy.

One of my favourite oriental dishes has to be vegetable spring rolls and I make it so often at home that I had to include it in my book. It’s a fantastic dish to prepare when you have parties, because you can fry them in the afternoon and then reheat them in the oven ready for your guests. Ensure the vegetables are not too wet when putting them into the filo pastry, otherwise your spring rolls will go soggy. If you don’t have one of the vegetables, don’t panic – you can always do without. Please don’t try to make fresh filo pastry, the ready-made type is perfectly fine.

TwitterFacebook

4

Serves

11

Ingredients

Vegetables

Main Ingredient

Side Dishes, Meat-Free Recipes

Type

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Red Pepper, Deseeded, Finely Sliced
  • 1 Courgette, Finely Sliced Into Matchsticks
  • 1 Carrot, Finely Sliced Into Matchsticks
  • 1 Leek, Finely Sliced Into Matchsticks
  • 150g Button Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Chillis, Crushed
  • 16 Sheets, 15cm x 15cm Filo Pastry
  • 100g Melted Butter
  • To Taste Salt & Pepper

Weight Converter

Found in This Book

Feast your eyes on the finest italian-style spring rolls! It’s straightforward and fun to make this great dish. Simply follow the instructions below and get the perfect result.

Step By Step

  1. Heat the olive oil in a wok or large frying pan and fry all the vegetables, the garlic and the chilli over a high heat, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Stir continuously and season with salt. Once all the vegetables are golden and soft, remove using a slotted spoon and leave to cool.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Brush all the filo pastry sheets with the melted butter and stick them together in twos to make eight strong ones. Brush these eight sheets with more melted butter and share out the cooled vegetables between them, placing them diagonally across each sheet. Start to roll one corner of the filo towards the middle. When you reach the centre, tuck in the sides to encase the filling, then continue to roll up, creating a large roll.
  3. Place the prepared rolls on a greased baking tray and brush them with the remaining melted butter. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  4. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes or until browned and crispy. Serve immediately with sweet chilli sauce.

 

Once you’re done, simply sit back and enjoy your italian-style spring rolls and don’t forget to check out other great authentic Italian recipes including great antipasti recipes, Italian pasta recipes, Italian soup recipes, Italian beef dishes and authentic pizza recipes.

Previous Recipe

Avocado & Smoked Paprika Bruchette

View Recipe

Next Recipe

Stuffed Focaccia with Black Olives, Spinach and Mozzarella

View Recipe

Discuss This Recipe

More RecipesGet Inspired

Torta Al CaffeCoffee and Ricotta Tart

Every Italian loves coffee but I have decided to dedicate this recipe to my good friend Peter Andre. I have never met another man that loves coffee more than I do, so this delicious coffee and ricotta tart is especially for those of you who are like us. The creamy ricotta cheese paired with the strong coffee is amazing.

10

Serves

14

Ingredients
View Recipe

Conchiglioni alla VenezianaVenetian-Style Pasta Shells Stuffed With Courgettes & Sage

If you’re on the lookout for a vegetarian pasta dish that has the ‘wow’ factor and can be prepared ahead, this is the one for you. When they are stuffed and baked, conchiglioni (giant pasta shells) look so impressive and they taste every bit as good as they look. Fresh sage, which is extremely popular in Italian cooking, gives the dish intriguing, earthy undertones.

4

Serves

14

Ingredients

Vegetables

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Musse di cioccolato fondente e frutti di boscoDark Chocolate Mousse With Summer Fruits

Some of the best chocolate in Italy comes from the northern city of Turin, the capital of Piedmont, where chocolate-making has been established since the late 18th century. At this time, Italy exported its chocolate to France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland; indeed, it was the famous Turin based firm Cafarel that inspired the Swiss to start making chocolate on a commercial scale. Rich chocolate desserts...

8

Serves

9

Ingredients

Chocolate

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Pizza con zucca voilina, cipolla rossa, cavolo nero, Dolcelatte e nociButternut Squash, Red Onion, Cavolo Nero & Dolcelatte Pizza With Walnuts

I wanted to try something different from a traditional pizza topping and I’m glad I did, as this pizza is delicious. The sweetness of the butternut squash works perfectly with the earthy cavolo nero, and the walnuts give added texture. When making this pizza for my vegan friends, I use a little tomato pizza sauce on the base and pile on all the other toppings minus the Dolcelatte. Serve with a green...

4

Serves

13

Ingredients

Butternut squash

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Gnocchi al Forno con Cannellini, Spinaci e PomodoriBaked Gnocchi with Cannellini Beans, Spinach and Tomatoes

I love making fresh gnocchi with my kids, but sometimes I simply don’t have the time so I buy them instead. When buying gnocchi, look for a good-quality brand that contains at least 70 per cent potato. Baking shop-bought gnocchi can really jazz them up. Here I’ve combined them with spinach, cherry tomatoes, cannellini beans and cheese for a hearty dish. Serve with a crisp salad on the side.

4

Serves

10

Ingredients

Vegetables

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Spiedini di AgnelloSkewered Marinated Lamb with Rosemary & Mint

Often people have this misconception that you can only make meat skewers in the summer and cooked on a BBQ – this is not the case.  Make sure once the skewers are ready to be cooked that your griddle pan is very very hot to enable the meat not to get stuck to the pan.  Use sirloin steak if you prefer and if you don’t like mushrooms substitute it with shallot onions.

2

Serves

8

Ingredients

Lamb

Main Ingredient
View Recipe