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Pork sausage rolls

If you think that making sausage rolls is tricky, our easy to follow recipe will help you make delicious sausage rolls every time. With crisp and flaky pastry to the tasty meaty filling, they're perfect for party treats or picnic snacks.

  • 20 minutes prep. time
  • 30 minutes cooking time
  • Serves 6 large or 12 small
  • Salads & light bites, Pies & savoury treats
A baking tray with 8 freshly baked sausage rolls
These sausage rolls are perfect to enjoy warm or cold | © National Trust Images/William Shaw

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet ready rolled puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten

For the filling

  • 500g sausage meat
  • 50g white onion, finely chopped
  • Pinch salt and pepper

Method

Top tip

These are great to make with the family. Give everyone their own square of pastry and let them personalise their sausage roll with their favourite flavours. Why not try adding some fresh ingredients, like chopped apple, into your sausage meat for a seasonal variation?

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Pork sausage rolls

How to make homemade sausage rolls

Step 1

Place all the filling ingredients into a bowl and combine thoroughly.

Step 2

Lay your pastry out on your kitchen counter and cut in half lengthways. Then cut each half into three so you have six squares in total.

Step 3

Split your filling into six and place a portion down the centre of each pastry square.

Step 4

Fold one half of the pastry over the sausage meat. Brush with a little beaten egg and fold the other half of the pastry up to form a seal.

Step 5

Place onto your lined baking tray with the fold side down.  Brush with egg wash and score the tops with a knife.

Step 6

Place into an oven at 170°C (150°C fan/gas mark 4) for 30–35 minutes until golden and risen.

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