Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

KITCHEN KIT:
Pastry brush and rolling pin.

Ingredients Serves 6:
1. 454g Waitrose Lincolnshire pork sausages (if you can substitute pork with beef or chicken sausage)
2. 320g /1 pack ready rolled shop-bought puff pastry if you are in a hurry or just feeling lazy. Otherwise you can also make your own pastry by following the “All Butter Puff Pastry” instruction on the Pastry section of this site.
3. 1 small egg for glazing of the pastry
4. Pinch of Salt
5. Pinch of Pepper
6. 1 Gala Red Apple peeled and finely chopped into small pieces.
7. 3 Sprigs of Thyme Leaves Only

The Sausage:
1. Preheat oven at 180°C.
2. Squeeze all sausages out its casing and place sausage meat on a bowl (as per the picture below). Add a pinch of salt, pepper, thyme leaves and finely chopped apples. Mix all the ingredients together. Set aside.
3. On a separate bowl, lightly beat 1 egg. Set aside.
4. Roll the pastry on a flour dusted surface at approx. 3mm in thickness. Cut in half, (as per picture below.)
5. Add sausage meat on the centre of the pastry, with a pastry brush- egg wash one side of the pastry, fold the pastry over on top of each other and finally use the back of a fork to seal the pastry. (picture instructions below)
6. Slice the sausage rolls in small squares approx. 1 inch thick, with a pastry brush- egg wash top of the pastry.
7. To decorate the rolls score the top with a sharp knife, (as per the picture below).
8. Place the sausage rolls on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.

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Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

Alternative way of rolling the sausage rolls pastry:
1. Roll the pastry on a flour dusted surface, cut pastry into small rectangles.
2. Add sausage meat on the centre of the pastry, with a pastry brush- egg wash one side of the pastry roll the pastry over (as per the picture instruction below), try not to get any egg washes over the edges otherwise the pastry will not puff up well.
3. To decorate the rolls score the top with a sharp knife, (as per the picture below).
9. Place the sausage rolls on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.

Sausage Rolls

Serve warm, fresh from the oven.

 

 

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