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Pork, Apple and Sage Sausage Rolls with Potato Salad and Watercress
1 Onion finely chopped
1 Apple pealed and chopped
6 leaves of sage chopped
300g Sausage meat
Handful of breadcrumbs
250g ready made puff pastry
A little milk
2tbl spoons of sesame seeds
1 bunch watercress
Olive oil and balsamic dressing
Ingredients for Potato Salad
300g rooster potatoes, peeled, chopped and diced
2 shallots, finely chopped
1 gerkin finely chopped
1tbl spoon crème freche
Salt and pepper
Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees. Place a small frying pan on the stove and sauté onions in a little olive oil until soft, add chopped sage and cook for further two minutes – put into mixing bowl and allow to cool, when cooled add sausage meat, breadcrumbs and mix together well.
On a floured surface, toll the puff pastry until the thickness of a euro coin. Put sausage mix in a piping bag and pipe the length of the pastry, brush with a little egg wash and fold the pastry over. Press down with fingers or fork to seal.
Repeat process until all sausage meat has been used. Brush sausage rolls on outside with a little egg wash, sprinkle with sesame seeds and place in fridge for 15 minutes to cool. When chilled, cut to desired size and put on baking tray, bake for 12-15 minutes at 180 until golden brown.
Method for Potato salad
Gently boil potatoes until tender, place in a colander until cooled. When cooled, fold with the crème freche, gerkins and shallots, season with salt and pepper.
Serve with a little watercress (or any leafy greens) dressed in some balsamic and olive oil.
These are a nice healthy treat to cook for kids parties