Pork Fennel and Apple Sausage Rolls

Makes 24 Pieces

Prep 3 mins

Cooking Time 40 mins


1 green apple

500g pork mince

1 garlic clove

1 stick of celery

1 large carrot

1 cup baby spinach 

1 1/4 teaspoons fennel seeds

1 teaspoon salt

Cracked pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 eggs

Handful of breadcrumbs 

1-2 teaspoons sesame seeds

3 sheets puff pastry 

Pork Fennel and Apple Sausage Rolls


  1. In a small fry pan dry roast fennel seeds. Using a mortar and pestle, brush until slightly ground. 
  2. To a food processor add the apple, carrot, celery, baby spinach and garlic. Blitz for a few seconds until everything is finely chopped. Alternatively use a box grated for the carrot and apple. Finely chop the garlic, celery and baby spinach. 
  3. Heat a medium pan adding olive oil, 1 teaspoon fennel seeds and all the vegetables with the apple. Season with some salt. 
  4. Sauté vegetables for 5 minutes on medium heat until everything softens. Set aside to cool.
  5. In a medium size bowl add mince, 1 beaten egg, breadcrumbs, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, cooked vegetables. Mix with your hands until well combined.
  6. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius.
  7. Cut defrosted pastry sheets in half.
  8. Place meat/veggie mixture down the centre.
  9. Fold pastry up in the centre to seal
  10. Brush with egg mixture.
  11. Sprinkle with remaining fennel seeds and sesame seeds.
  12. Cut sausage into x4 even pieces. 
  13. Place on a lined tray and bake for 30 minutes or until pastry is golden.
  14. If you have an airfryer cook these for 15 minutes.  

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