These slimming friendly Sausage Rolls are perfect for anything, a snack, party or lunch!
We do LOVE Sausage Rolls. Especially ones that aren’t made using thins or bread!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
The best thing is.. these Sausage Rolls look, taste and have the texture as if you’ve used REAL flaky pastry.
If you were to eat one without knowing what they’re made with, you’d swear it was pastry. We promise you!
These Sausage Rolls are also pretty damn tasty! They’re perfect for a Christmas party, buffet, lunch, dinner and the kids will love them.
If you like these Sausage rolls, you will love our selection of pastry inspired recipes!
How many Calories are in these Sausage Rolls?
There are less than 400 calories per portion in this recipe – and they’re not cocktail sausage roll size either!
These Sausage Rolls are a great swap for the greasy bakery kind, and are perfect for anyone following a calorie controlled diet. They also fit in well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets are these Sausage Rolls suitable for?
These Sausage Rolls could be made gluten free by swapping out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Worcestershire Sauce
There are a number of brands that offer low calorie gluten free tortilla wraps. You can usually find them in the free from aisle of the supermarket.
You can also enjoy these Sausage Rolls if you’re dairy free.
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
Vegetarians could swap the pork mince for vegetarian sausages, or perhaps use the filling from our Cheese and Onion Pasties recipe instead!
How Weight Watchers friendly are these Sausage Rolls?
These tasty treats are 8 Smart Points – they’d be great as part of a main meal, and are surprisingly substantial!
How to make Sausage Rolls
These Sausage Rolls are surprisingly easy to make! Here’s a summary;
- Pre-heat the oven to 200°C. Place the mince in a large bowl.
- Add all the rest of the ingredients, (apart from 1 Egg) and mix thoroughly.
- Spray a baking tray with some Low Calorie Cooking Spray, then divide the sausage meat into 6 equal sausage shapes.
- Place the sausages on the baking tray and cook for 15 minutes. Remove them from the oven and leave them to cool so they are cool enough to handle.
Lay a Weight Watchers Wrap flat and brush all over the the top with the beaten egg
- Place 2 sausages at one end and roll them up tightly in the wrap.
- Cut in half. Then repeat with the other 2 wraps. You can cut the ends off the wrap just to tidy them up a little.
- Place the 6 sausage rolls on the baking tray and brush each one with the remaining beaten egg.
- Cook for another 10 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
- Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
What should you should serve with these Sausage Rolls?
These Sausage Rolls are great all on their own, but you could also add an accompaniment to make a really filling meal.
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Sausage Rolls?
The key ingredients in this recipe are the low calorie tortilla wraps and 5% Fat Pork Mince. Both are widely available in supermarkets.
You could even use normal sausages in these Sausage Rolls! If you do, please make sure to remember to adjust the calories, points or nutritional values for any diet plan you are following.
How do you know when the Sausage Rolls are cooked?
When the Sausage Rolls are golden and crispy on the outside they will be cooked and ready,
This should take approx 30 minutes in the oven at 200°C.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached at least 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Sausage Rolls in the fridge?
Once removed from the oven, ideally you should eat it them within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers Sausage Rolls in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze these Sausage Rolls?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with the dish name and date it was frozen!
How do I reheat these Sausage Rolls?
We find that these Sausage Rolls are best reheated in the oven, so they keep that crispy ‘pastry’ shell.
From chilled: Place on a baking tray with a piece of foil over the Sausage Roll to prevent burning. Place in a 200°C preheated oven for 5-10 minutes, until piping hot throughout.
From frozen: Allow to defrost, place on a baking tray with a piece of foil over the Sausage Roll to prevent burning. Place in a 200°C preheated oven for 5-10 minutes, until piping hot throughout.
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Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!