I grew up on pigs in a blanket, comprised of a lil’ smoky (cocktail sausage) wrapped in some sort of dough. These Sausage Rolls with Everything Bagel Seasoning take it to the next level. A tasty homemade pork sausage mix wrapped in flaky puff pastry dough, and topped with flavorful, garlicky everything seasoning. They are basically the grown up cousin to the pig in a blanket. And still easy to make! I served mine with a whole grain mustard for dipping.
Be warned: these are big! I made 16 as an appetizer for a group of 6 people and we didn’t come close to finishing them all. Since my grocery story doesn’t sell 1/2 pound of pork, I made two servings of the sausage filling and froze one half of it. This way I can make another batch of these rolls easily! Or maybe scramble the sausage with some eggs…. lots of options for this yummy sausage filling in my future.
Sausage Rolls with Everything Bagel Seasoning
Meet the grown up cousin to pigs in a blanket.
- 1/2 yellow onion finely chopped
- 1/2 celery stalk finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
- 1/2 pound ground sausage not low fat
- 3 ounces bacon chopped (thick cut and marbled with fat)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 6 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs
- 1 egg whisked
- 2 puff pastry sheets thawed and cut in half
- Olive oil
- Everything bagel seasoning I use Trader Joe's
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Sauté the onion, celery and garlic for 2 minutes. Add the bacon and sauté for another 2 minutes (do not brown). Pour the mixture into a bowl and allow to cool slightly.
While the mixture is cooling, spray two rimmed baking sheets with with olive oil spray (I use Pam). Lay the four halves of puff pastry out on the two baking sheets. Brush one long side of each pastry sheet with the whisked egg. Set aside
Add the sausage, salt, pepper, panko, and remaining egg to the bowl with the other ingredients. Mix well to combine everything.
Spoon mixture along the middle of the pastry sheets and form into a log using your hands. You should be able to lift one side of the dough across the sausage mixture so it overlaps slightly with the dough on the other side. Seal the dough with your fingers along the seam, then roll the log so the seam side is down.
Place one baking sheet in the freezer while you make the remaining rolls. (This makes them easier to cut.)
When you are done making the remaining rolls, take the baking sheet out of the freezer, and replace it with the other. Cut the rolls into 4 equal parts and arrange them on the baking sheet. Take the other baking sheet out of the freezer and do the same.
Sprinkle everything bagel seasoning on top of all the rolls. Bake them in the oven for 30 minutes, swapping the trays halfway through. Serve warm with mustard.
Adapted from RecipeTin Eats