Pork and fennel sausage rolls

Nothing beats a homemade sausage roll.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
  • Makes 20 Item
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Tasty homemade sausage rolls are perfect for a picnic or party or lunchbox. Classic Aussie fare with tomato sauce.
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Pork and fennel sausage rolls
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed
  • 500 gram pork mince
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten, plus extra, for brushing
  • 2 sheets ready-rolled puff pastry, halved, partially thawed
  • poppy seeds, to sprinkle
  • tomato chutney, to serve


Pork and fennel sausage rolls
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C. Line 2 oven trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium. Saute onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes, until tender. Stir in mustard, cumin and fennel. Cook 1 minute, until fragrant. Cool.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine onion mixture with pork, breadcrumbs, parsley and egg. Season to taste and mix well.
  • 4
    Divide pork mixture into 4 even pieces. Shape pork into 20cm sausages.
  • 5
    Place 1 sausage along each pastry strip. Brush one side with a little extra egg (or milk) and roll up to enclose, pressing to seal. Slice on an angle into 4cm slices and place, seam side down, on tray.
  • 6
    Brush with egg and sprinkle with seeds. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until pastry is golden and puffed. Serve hot with tomato chutney.

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