Homemade Sausage Rolls

Recipe by Lennie
READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • In a large bowl, mix together pork, parsley, salt, pepper, fennel, nutmeg and cayenne to taste.
  • In small saucepan, melt butter and cook onion until softened and translucent; add to pork mixture and stir well.
  • Cut pastry into 2 portions; roll 1 portion into 18x6-inch rectangle.
  • Shape handful of pork mixture into sausage shape about 1 inch in diameter; place along long edge of pastry.
  • Continue to shape pork mixture until long edge of pastry is filled with half the pork mixture.
  • Roll up jellyroll style.
  • Dampen edge of pastry and seal.
  • Place roll, seam side down, on tray and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • With sharp knife, cut roll into 1-1/2 inch lengths.
  • Repeat with remaining pastry and filling.
  • Preheat oven to 450F (230C).
  • Place rolls seam-side-down on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Beat together egg yolk and water and brush over tops of rolls.
  • Bake at 450F for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 375F (190C) and bake for 15 minutes longer, or until golden.
  • Let cool, then freeze rolls in single layer on baking sheet; package in airtight containers and store in freezer.
  • Do NOT thaw before reheating.
  • To reheat, bake frozen sausage rolls in single layer on baking sheet at 425F (220C) for 20 minutes or until heated through.