NO party is complete without mini sausage rolls! My friend and I were discussing the lack of mini sausage rolls at a few gatherings lately so I decided to make some. These are packed with vegetables, probably more veg than meat!
500g lean beef mince
1 green apple
1 teaspoon salt
pinch of pepper
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1 table spoon of mixed herbs
1/4 cup pureed tomato (passata) or just put 1 tomato in the food processor with your vegetables
3 sheets of ready made butter puff pastry (or even better, make your own!)
Preheat oven to 200°C
Peel carrots, apple and onion, chop in to chunks a long with zucchini and place in a food processor. Use the food processor to chop the vegetables in to tiny pieces.
Place the other ingredients (minus the pastry of course) in a mixing bowl and mix together until well combined.
Cut each sheet of pastry in half and use a disposable piping bag to pipe the filling along each half of pastry. It should be enough for 3 squares of pastry cut in to halves so 6 long sausage rolls.
Brush some water along one of the long sides of each piece of pastry and roll tightly so the pastry sticks to itself.
Chop each in to 6 pieces and place on baking paper on a baking tray leaving gaps in between each mini sausage roll.
Brush each with a little milk and bake for 30 minutes.
You can make these ahead of time and keep them in the fridge or freezer ready to reheat.