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Vegetarian sausage rolls

  • Makes 6 portions

A healthy and very tasty alternative to shop-bought sausage rolls. Uses veggie sausages and mix them with some tasty veg and ricotta cheese. Perfect for picnics

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Ingredients

  • Oil-roasted red and yellow peppers 100g, 4oz, chopped (with oil reserved)
  • Button mushrooms 100g, 4oz, chopped
  • Vegetarian sausages 125g, 4 1/2 oz, mashed
  • Fresh thyme 1 tbsp, chopped
  • Ricotta cheese 3 tbsp
  • Ready-rolled puff pastry 375g, 13oz
  • 1 egg beaten

Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C, 180°C fan oven, 400°F, gas 6. Heat 1-2tbsp oil from the peppers in a pan, add the mushrooms and cook for about 3 minutes. Add in the peppers, veggie sausages and thyme, mix well and cook for 1 minute. Remove the mixture from the heat, then stir in the ricotta cheese and leave to cool.

  • Step 2

    Unroll the puff pastry and cut in half down the centre. Place the mixture down the centre of each piece and loosely shape into a roll. Fold over the pastry and seal with the beaten egg. Brush egg over the outside of the pastry and cut each roll into three 15cm (6in) rolls.

  • Step 3

    Transfer to a baking tray, then snip the top of each roll with scissors. Bake for 15 minutes or until the pastry is golden. Leave to cool.

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