Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls

Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls

We love sausage rolls and I love finding different flavour combinations to make.  This time I have used pork mince with apple and cheese and it works really well.  The addition of carrot makes it a lovely sweet savoury sausage roll.

With amazing flavours you won’t be able to go back to store bought sausage rolls.  Both my boys take them to school with little sauce bottles and eat them cold for lunch.  They are the perfect substitute for sandwiches.

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500gm Pork Mince
1 Onion, diced
1 Carrot, grated
1 Apple, grated
1 Cup Cheese, grated
1 Egg
1 Tsp Fresh Thyme (1/2 tsp dried thyme)
Salt and pepper
3 Sheets Puff Pastry, defrosted

Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls


1. I like to use a food processor to make my sausage roll filling.  I cut the onion, carrot and apple first then add the remaining ingredients and process until combined.

Alternatively: you can do this step by hand.

2. Preheat the oven to 200 degree Celsius.  Line two baking trays with baking paper.  Take one defrosted sheet of puff pasty and cut through the centre to form two halves. Place the pork mix down the middle of each half.  Roll the pastry over to form the sausage roll.  Repeat for all the mixture.  Cut into bite sized or full length sausage rolls and place onto the lined baking tray.

Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls

3. Either spray with cooking oil or brush with a whisked egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake in a pre-heated 200 degree celcius oven for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden.

Make ahead and keep in the freezer: Follow steps 1-2. Instead of cooking freeze on the baking tray and then once frozen transfer to zip lock bags.  When you are ready to eat them, while they are still frozen place onto a lined baking tray and continue with step 3  They may need an extra 5 minutes cooking time. You can store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Makes approx 24-30 bite sized sausage rolls.

Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls


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9 Responses to Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls

  1. Wei November 14, 2016 at 1:39 pm #

    Hey I love this recipe and would like to try. I don’t know whether it’s my brower’s problem, but I can’t seem to find step 4.

    • Amanda November 14, 2016 at 4:55 pm #

      Hi Wei, sorry it should only be 3 steps. I have fixed where I wrote continue to step 4. All the steps are there to cook, them.

      • Wei November 26, 2016 at 10:49 am #

        Thanks a lot!

  2. Renata January 30, 2017 at 8:41 pm #

    Hi Amanda can these be frozen once cooked? Or do they not freeze well?

    • Amanda February 6, 2017 at 12:30 pm #

      Hi Renata, yes they can. They freeze perfectly.

  3. Sandra October 10, 2018 at 2:10 pm #

    Hi Amanda ive made your sausage rolls a few times now for my family and they think that they are the best sausage rolls theyve ever had thanks for sharing your recipies we love them xox 😁

    • Amanda October 12, 2018 at 1:05 pm #

      Thanks for letting me know Sandra, it makes me super happy to hear that your family loves them.

  4. M.J September 17, 2019 at 4:18 pm #

    What kind of apples do you recommend for this recipe?

    • Amanda October 7, 2019 at 9:54 am #

      Green apples will work well.

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