Sausage Rolls

  • 10MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 399KCAL

This slimming friendly Sausage Rolls recipe will satisfy your pastry craving, and is the ideal snack, lunch or picnic treat on diet plans like Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories399
  • Carbs3g
  • Protein4g
  • Fat3g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars1g

Sausage Rolls - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

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 to know in the blurb!

We’ve seen many weird and wonderful ways of making slimming Sausage rolls such as bread thins and filo pastry but after tons of experimentation we’ve finally found the perfect recipe for Sausage Rolls that 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! Because you know exactly what goes into the sausage filling too, you can rest assured there are no nasties hidden in these Sausage Rolls so you can focus on the bigger issue: will you dip them in ketchup or brown sauce?

These Sausage Rolls are also pretty damn tasty, you may never go back to the bakery again. Pile them into a picnic basket or pop them into the kids’ lunchboxes, that is if you can resist them!

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;

  • Tortilla wraps
  • 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 or 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?

  • You need to count 10 Points per portion of this Sausage Rolls recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Sausage Rolls recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Sausage Rolls recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

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.

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A good quality baking tray is essential for that crispy golden brow bake. You can get them at large supermarkets or on Amazon.

If you’re serving these as part of a buffet table or afternoon tea, a lovely serving plate can take it to the next level!

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! This means they fall into our Everyday Light category.

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.

Step 1

Pre-heat the oven to 200°C

Step 2

Place the mince in a large bowl

Step 3

Add all the rest of the ingredients, (apart from 1 egg) and mix thoroughly

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Step 4

Spray a baking tray with some low calorie cooking spray

Step 5

Divide the sausage meat into 6 equal sausage shapes

Step 6

Place the sausages on the baking tray and cook for 15 minutes

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Step 7

Remove them from the oven and leave them to cool so they are cool enough to handle

Step 8

Lay a Weight Watchers wrap flat and brush all over the top with the beaten egg

Step 9

Place 2 sausages at one end and roll them up tightly in the wrap

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Step 10

Cut in half. You can cut the ends off the wrap just to tidy them up a little

Step 11

Place the 6 sausage rolls on the baking tray and brush each one with the remaining beaten egg.

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Step 12

Place them on the prepared baking tray and cook for another 10 minutes, or until they are golden brown

Step 13

Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving

Sausage Rolls - Pinch of Nom Slimming RecipesWhat 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.

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Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.

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 these 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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Sausage Rolls

This slimming friendly Sausage Rolls recipe will satisfy your pastry craving, and is the ideal snack, lunch or picnic treat on diet plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 399
  • Carbs 3G
WW Points
  • 10 Green
  • 8 Blue
  • 8 Purple

Ingredients

  • 400 g 5% pork mince
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • ½ tsp thyme freshly chopped or dried
  • ½ tsp sage freshly chopped or dried
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 eggs reserve one for glazing
  • 3 Weight Watchers wraps
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C
  2. Place the mince in a large bowl
  3. Add all the rest of the ingredients, (apart from 1 egg) and mix thoroughly
  4. Spray a baking tray with some low calorie cooking spray
  5. Divide the sausage meat into 6 equal sausage shapes
  6. Place the sausages on the baking tray and cook for 15 minutes
  7. Remove them from the oven and leave them to cool so they are cool enough to handle
  8. Lay a Weight Watchers wrap flat and brush all over the top with the beaten egg
  9. Place 2 sausages at one end and roll them up tightly in the wrap
  10. Cut in half. You can cut the ends off the wrap just to tidy them up a little
  11. Place the 6 sausage rolls on the baking tray and brush each one with the remaining beaten egg
  12. Place them on the prepared baking tray and cook for another 10 minutes, or until they are golden brown
  13. Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving

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Abbie HirstMonday 24th February 2020

Hello. When you say it’s under 400 calories per serving. How many sausages roll is classed as per serving? Is it under 400 calories per 1 full sausage roll, or per half a sausage roll when cut in half.

Thank you!

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    LisaWednesday 6th May 2020

    Hi Abbie. Thanks for getting in touch. You can find how many servings each of our website recipes make at the bottom of the page along with a list of ingredients and the instructions. This particular recipe makes 6 sausage rolls and serves 3 people, so you get 2 sausage rolls for 399 calories. Hope this explains things.

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