Pork and apple sausage rolls

Sausage rolls are such a classic party food, but this recipe really takes it to the next level. With apple, thyme and pork the flavours are spot on and best of all they’re so easy to make! You can whip them up for a family picnic or enjoy them during the week as an easy and tasty lunch or dinner. Any sausage rolls that you can’t get through, you can just freeze before you bake them and thaw them out for a quick meal whenever you like.

Ingredients

  • 1 leek
  • 1 Royal Gala apple
  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 500g minced pork
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 500g puff pastry
  • 1 large free-range egg

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200C. Wash, trim and dice the leek, core and dice the apple, then pick the thyme leaves.

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2. Combine the pork, leek, apple, thyme leaves and mustard seeds in a bowl. Season and set aside. Roll out the pastry to 1cm thick and 30 x 34cm. Halve lengthways and place a strip of mince down the centre of each.

3. Brush the edges with beaten egg, roll up and seal. Brush with more egg, then cut each strip into 3 rolls. Score the tops and bake for 20 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.

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