Recipe

Low fat beef sausage rolls

It's a long way to the shop when you want a sausage roll.

  • 40 mins preparation
  • Serves 4
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Boasting reduced fat ingredients and carrot, these puff pastry sausage rolls are a delicious way for the kids to increase their vegetable intake.

Ingredients

Family sausage rolls with a healthier twist
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium (150g) brown onion, grated coarsely
  • 2 slices stale white bread, crusts removed
  • 400 gram premium beef mince
  • 250 gram chevups (low-fat skinless sausages)
  • 1 medium (120g) carrot, grated finely
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 sheets ready rolled reduced-fat puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly

Method

Family sausage rolls with a healthier twist
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 220°C (200°C fan-forced). Line a large oven tray with baking paper.
  • 2
    Heat the oil in a small frying pan; cook the onion until soft.
  • 3
    Dip the bread quickly into a small bowl of cold water; squeeze bread; discard water.
  • 4
    Place the onion and bread in a large bowl with mince, sausage, carrot, paste and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well until combined.
  • 5
    Cut pastry sheets in half lengthways. Divide mince mixture into quarters. Spoon each quarter of mixture along centre of each pastry piece. Turn one long side of pastry over mince mixture; brush pastry flap with a little of the egg. Turn over other long side of pastry to enclose mince mixture.
  • 6
    Cut each roll in half. Place rolls, seam-side down, on tray; brush with egg. Bake rolls for about 25 minutes or until browned and cooked through.
  • 7
    Stand sausage rolls 5 minutes before serving with tomato sauce and salad, if desire.

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