No.40 Apricot & Turkey Sausage Rolls

Apricot and thyme is a combination that is rarely done apart from a yearly Christmas stuffing.  These flavours work well in a “healthier” sausage roll compared to regular pork ones we all grew up eating.  These will surprise your guests as they will think you have been up all night making them.


Time: 1 hour         Makes: 12 large or 24 small

6 dried apricots

300g of minced turkey (preferablely thigh)

2 sprigs of thyme

1 heaped tablespoon of oats

300g of ready made puff pastry

1 teaspoon of salt and pepper

1 egg

Handful of seeds i.e. linseeds

  1. Roughly chop the apricots, add to the oats, and mix both into the turkey mince.  Add salt and pepper.
  2. Roll out the pastry in two long rectangles and place the turkey mixture in a long line down the centre, making sure the pastry will fold over the turkey mixture.
  3. Pull the pastry over to enclose the turkey mixture and Cut in varying sizes depending if you are going for small or large sausage rolls.
  4. On each piece add two scores and with a pastry brush coat each sausage roll with an egg wash. Sprinkle with seeds.
  5. Place in a 180 degrees Celsius oven for 25-35 minutes until golden brown.

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