Homemade sausage rolls

With a secret ingredient.

You can’t go wrong with a sausage roll. With their flaky golden exterior and warm filling centre, what’s not to love?

While frozen sausage rolls are quick and convenient and a tuck-shop sausage roll brings on the nostalgia, nothing beats homemade. This delectable recipe is easy-to-follow and has a secret ingredient, so you can be sure they’re the best sausage rolls you’ll ever taste. 




Line 2 oven trays with baking paper. Heat oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add onion and carrot and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until onion is soft.


Using a wooden spoon, combine minces  in a large bowl. Stir in breadcrumbs, curry paste, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and onion and carrot mixture until combined.


Put pastry on a clean surface and scatter over extra breadcrumbs. Put ½ cup mince mixture in a large zip lock bag and snip 1 corner. Pipe mince mixture down 1 long edge of 1 pastry rectangle.


Brush opposite long edge with egg. Roll up firmly to enclose filling. Repeat with remaining mince mixture, pastry and egg, reserving a little egg. Put sausage rolls on prepared trays and freeze for 30 minutes.


Preheat oven to 200°C. Brush sausage rolls with reserved egg, then scatter over sesame seeds. Cut each roll in half.


Bake sausage rolls for 25-30 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Set aside for 10 minutes. Serve with extra sauce on the side.

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