Cheeseburger spring rolls

I first heard of cheeseburger spring rolls at a restaurant called Lee in Toronto.  It’s one of their signature items so I figured they had to be good.  And I was right.  They were good. Really good.  So good that I had to try making them myself.  It may seem like a weird combination but I’m telling you, it just works.  They are also really versatile. You can serve them on their own, with dipping sauce, or put them on lettuce “buns” and dress them up like you would an actual burger.  The possibilities are endless.  Give these cheeseburger spring rolls a try; you won’t be disappointed.  Recipe below!


  • Spring roll wrappers
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ white onion
  • ½ tbsp mustard
  • Salt + pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Canola or vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon water


  1. Finely dice the onion and add it to a hot pan with olive oil
  2. Cook onion for a few minutes until it starts to soften
  3. Add the beef to the pan and break it up into smaller pieces
  4. Season with salt and pepper and add the mustard
  5. Brown the beef but do not fully cook it (it will finish cooking later)
  6. Remove the beef from pan and drain excess oil
  7. Combine the shredded cheese with beef
  8. Mix flour and water together to form a “glue” for the spring rolls
  9. To form spring rolls add about a tablespoon of the mixture onto the wrappers with the corner facing away from you so it looks like a diamond. You want to place the mixture near the top of the wrapper. Fold the top towards you, wrapping the beef tightly and fold the outer to edges towards the center. Tightly roll towards you and seal with the flour/water mixture. Repeat until you’ve used up all the beef.
  10. Heat canola or vegetable oil to 350 degrees and deep fry the spring rolls for about 5 minutes or until golden brown