Recipe: Party Sausage Rolls

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Don’t forget to serve these tasty nibbles at your party; it’s just not Christmas without the trusty sausage roll lurking somewhere amongst the festive fancies


  • 1 lb. (450g) pork sausagemeat
  • half a tsp. dried sage
  • half a tsp. thyme
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 12 oz. (350g) self-raising flour
  • 2 oz. (50g) lard
  • 2-3 tbsp. water
  • 4 oz. (100g) margarine
  • salt and pepper
  • beaten egg for glazing
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Add the herbs to the sausagemeat and mix together
    2. Divide into 4 quarters and roll each quarter into a thin sausage shape on a lightly floured board
    3. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl, add the salt and pepper, then rub in the lard and margarine
    4. Add sufficient water to knead into a firm dough, then divide into two portions
    5. On a lightly floured board, roll each half of the pastry into oblongs 12 inch (30cm)x 8 inch (20cm) oblongs
    6. Cut each piece in half lengthwise
    7. Place a roll of sausagemeat along the center of each piece of pastry
    8. Damp one edge of the pastry and fold the other over and seal
    9. Divide each roll into 2 inch (5cm) pieces
    10. Place the sausage rolls on a baking sheet and glaze with the beaten egg
    11. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 375F, Gas Mark 5, 190C for about 20 minutes
    12. Cool on a wire rack before serving


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