These healthy sausage rolls are a party winner for the kids. A simple and foolproof way to sneak in a few extra vegetables too!


  • 3 sheets puff pastry

  • 1 carrot, coarsely grated

  • 1 zucchini, coarsely grated

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 (500g) veal or pork sausages


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C.

  • 2.

    Wring all the water from the grated carrot and zucchini – this is a crucial step to prevent soggy sausage rolls. Place in a large bowl with one egg. Rip open the sausage casings and squeeze the sausage meat into the mixture. Mix thoroughly and set aside.

  • 3.

    Cut each sheet of pastry in half, to leave you with six (total) rectangular strips of pastry. Divide the sausage mixture evenly between the sheets and roll into a snake like shape on one side of the pastry.

  • 4.

    Crack the remaining egg into a small bowl and gently whisk to break yolk. Paint the exposed pastry lightly with the egg mixture. Gently fold the pastry over the mince to create a sausage roll, pressing the edges firmly with the back of a fork where the pastry meets. Making sure it is tightly sealed.

  • 5.

    Brush the top of the sausage roll with remaining egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds and poppy seeds. Cut the sausage rolls into desired portions. Place on a lightly greased oven tray and bake for 20 – 25 minutes until golden and cooked through.

  • 6.

    They freeze well (before they are cooked) and can be pulled out of the freezer at the last minute and cooked from frozen (allow an extra 20 minutes cooking time).

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 1661kj
  • Fat Total 130g
  • Saturated Fat 37g
  • Protein 62g
  • Carbohydrate 60g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 2801mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Rebecca2526Report
I will certainly doctor these with some more ingredients when I prepare them, but quite simple and nice.
Posted by Sharlene19Report
bit boring
Posted by Jasmin17Report
It sounds very nice but to basic, but maybe you should put some fresh or packet herbs