Apple, Sausage and Bacon Rolls

Sausage rolls are often very bland and quite a bore on the buffet table. These rolls are tasty and make a pleasant change from the usual ones.

40 minutes
20 minutes


  • 1oz butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 2oz smoked bacon, chopped
  • 1lb pork sausagemeat
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried sage
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 level tablespoons clear honey
  • 1 x 13g puff pastry
  • Beaten egg to glaze


  1. Melt butter in a small pan. Add onion and saute until soft but not brown.
  2. Add bacon, cook a few minutes then cool.
  3. Put sausagemeat in a basin and grate in the apple. Add herbs and seasoning.
  4. Add cooled onion mix to sausagemeat. Stir in honey. Mix well.
  5. Divide pastry into two and roll each piece into a long strip, about 10" x 6".
  6. Brush down long edges of pastry with beaten egg. Take half the sausage and form into a long roll to go down the length of the pastry. Fold over and seal the edge.
  7. Brush with egg and cut each roll into 12 pieces. Bake on a dampened baking tray for 20 minutes at Gas 7 / 425 elec / 220c until puffed and golden.

Can be frozen. Maximum time in freezer, 3 months.