Lentil sausage rolls with tomato sumac salad

Reinvent a childhood favourite with these lentil sausage rolls with tomato sumac salad - tasty, wholesome and completely meat free!

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Lentil sausage rolls with tomato sumac salad
  • 2 x 400g cans lentils, drained, rinsed
  • 1 small brown onion (80g), grated finely
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup (45g) coarsely chopped, roasted pistachios
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten lightly
  • 10 sheets fillo pastry
  • cooking oil spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac
  • 2/3 cup (190g) greek-style yoghurt
Tomato sumac salad
  • 200 gram mixed baby tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon small red onion (50g), sliced thinly
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced preserved lemon rind
  • 100 gram mesclun
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac


Lentil sausage rolls with tomato sumac salad
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C. Line an oven tray with baking paper.
  • 2
    Place lentils in a large bowl; mash lightly. Add onion, garlic, pistachios, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, chilli and egg; stir to combine. Season.
  • 3
    Layer five sheets of fillo, spraying each sheet with oil (cover remaining fillo sheets with a clean, damp tea towel). Place half the lentil mixture along one long side of fillo; roll to enclose filling. Cut into four even lengths. Place on tray; spray with oil. Repeat with remaining fillo, oil spray and lentil mixture to make 8 rolls in total.
  • 4
    Sprinkle rolls with sumac; bake for 30 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, make tomato sumac salad: Place ingredients in a large bowl; toss to combine.
  • 6
    Serve lentil rolls with salad and yoghurt.

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