Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 package of Linda McCartney's Vegetarian Sausages (6 sausages)
- 1 sheet of puff pastry
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tablespoon of milk
Special equipment needed:
- Baking sheet
- Parchment paper
- Pastry brush
a. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
b. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
c. Thaw the puff pastry according to package instructions.
d. Cut the puff pastry sheet in half lengthwise.
e. Roll out each half to a rectangle shape.
f. Cut each rectangle into three equal parts.
g. Place one sausage on each pastry rectangle.
h. Roll the pastry around the sausage, sealing the edges with a bit of water.
i. Place the sausage rolls seam-side down on the prepared baking sheet.
j. Brush the tops of the sausage rolls with the beaten egg and milk mixture.
k. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the pastry is golden brown and puffed up.
l. Serve hot.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
- Oven temperature: 200°C (400°F)
- Makes 6 sausage rolls
- Calories: 290
- Fat: 20g
- Carbohydrates: 16g
- Protein: 9g
Substitutions for ingredients:
- Any brand of vegetarian sausages can be used.
- Non-dairy milk can be used instead of regular milk.
- Add a tablespoon of mustard or ketchup to the sausage filling for extra flavor.
- Add chopped herbs like thyme or rosemary to the pastry for added flavor.
Tips and tricks:
- Make sure the pastry is rolled out thin enough to wrap around the sausage.
- Use a sharp knife to cut the pastry into equal parts.
- Brush the sausage rolls with the egg wash for a shiny finish.
- Store leftover sausage rolls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- Reheat the sausage rolls in the oven at 180°C (350°F) for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
- Serve the sausage rolls on a platter with a dipping sauce like honey mustard or barbecue sauce.
- Sprinkle chopped parsley or chives on top of the sausage rolls for a pop of color.
- Serve the sausage rolls with a side salad or roasted vegetables.
Suggested side dishes:
- Green salad
- Roasted vegetables
- Mashed potatoes
- If the pastry is not puffing up, make sure the oven is hot enough and the pastry is not too thick.
Food safety advice:
- Make sure the sausage rolls are cooked through before serving.
- Linda McCartney was a vegetarian activist and musician who created a line of vegetarian food products in the 1990s.
- The sausage rolls have a savory and slightly sweet flavor from the vegetarian sausages and the puff pastry.
- Serve the sausage rolls as an appetizer or a main dish.
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