Sausage rolls are one of my favourite things in the world. Whenever I feel like a bite of British comfort, I would turn to a warm, flakey, sausage roll.
Recently, It was my besties birthday and I wanted to bring some delicious, umami, meat free sausage rolls for everyone to share. Honestly, they disappeared in a flash. I was pretty chuffed on how much a success they were, especially as marmite is not everyones cup of tea.
I used ready-made pastry for these vegan sausage rolls. If you were unaware my vegan friends, Just- Rol puff pastry is VEGAN! Mind blown right? Especially, puff pastry is known to use a tonne of butter to make its layers. If you would like to make your own vegan puff pastry then go ahead, however if there is a ready made one on the market, why get all stressed out over making pastry?
These easy vegan sausage rolls are tangy, salty and herby. I use the best vegan sausages on the market, Linda Mccartney Red Onion & Rosemary sausages, for the filling. A few added tweaks to the stuffing is added to give it a more dominant flavour to help bounce off the tart Marmite. Vegan Worcester sauce, garlic, red onion, vegan grated cheese and thyme is stewed with the vegan sausage meat to enhance the aromatics. Marmite is spread upon the pastry and then spoonfuls of the mixture is smeared on top. Extra cheese is scattered over the filling as there is nothing wrong with extra cheese. Tightly roll up the pastry over the whole thing to make a sealed sausage roll. Melted soya butter is brushed upon the pastry and then poppy seeds are sprinkled on top. They are then cut into bitesize pieces and popped in the oven for half hour. Thirty minutes later you have golden brown, party ready, Vegan Marmite and Cheese Sausage rolls.
Sausage rolls are the best party food so let’s get the party started right! These inspired Linda mccartney vegan sausage rolls are just what you need this Christmas or New Year’s Eve. The great, British combination of flavours represent how great english sausage rolls are, regardless if they contain meat or not.
The salty, rich flavour of the Marmite bounces off the herby vegan sausage mixture and marries perfectly with the Follow Your Heart grated cheddar. I’ve tried a lot of vegan cheeses and definitely rate Follow Your Heart products. You can find them in any good Health shop or online.
They say you either love or hate Marmite, but I know for sure, if you even dislike it, you will LOVE these vegan sausage rolls regardless. I admit, I am not a huge fan of the stuff, but when added to savoury dishes, it can really add depth and flavour.
These vegan sausage rolls are a perfect treat for any occasion; This meat free party snacks recipe makes about 16 rolls and can be enjoyed both hot and cold.
Sausage rolls are the best party food and these Vegan Marmite and Cheese Sausage rolls are the best. Seriously, I mean it! They are:
- Party Perfect
- Umami Flavoured
Vegan Marmite and Cheese Sausage rolls are the ultimate party food. If you do make these ‘Vegan Marmite and Cheese Sausage rolls ’ recipe or any similar dishes like ‘Pumpkin & Paneer Samosas‘ ‘Vegan Shiitake Mushroom & Onion Pie‘ & ‘Vegan Mediterranean Deep Pan Pizza‘ then leave a comment or tag a photo on my Instagram or Twitter, Facebook. Cheers my food besties. Ciao for now!
- 300g Linda McCartney Red Onion & Rosemary Sausages, Cut into quatres
- 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
- 1 Red Onion, Sliced
- 100g Follow Your Heart Grated Cheddar
- 1 Garlic Cloves, Peeled, Crushed & Diced
- 1 Tablespoon Vegan Worcester Sauce
- 4 & Half Teaspoon Marmite
- 3 Fresh Sprigs Thyme, Herbs removed and twigs discarded,
- 320g Ready Rolled Just Rol Puff Pastry Sheet
- 1 Tablespoon Butter Soya, Melted
- 1 Tablespoon Poppy Seeds
- Salt & Pepper, To Taste
- Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C/gas 6 and line a baking sheet with non-stick baking paper.
- In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil in a fry the onion and garlic on a medium heat. Once they begin to sweat, add the add the frozen sausages.
- As the sausage meat begins to defrost, mash the mixture down, with a wooden spoon, until they are no longer resemble a sausage shape.
- Add the fresh thyme and Worcester sauce and simmer until the sausage mixture is completely defrosted. Stir well to make sure the filling is completely entwined in flavour.
- Remove from the heat and pour the mixture into a mixing bowl.
- Season with salt and pepper, add 2 teaspoons of Marmite and add 90g of the cheddar shreds. Stir vigorously to make sure the mixture has embraced all the marmite and cheddar.
- Dust your working surface with flour and form an oblong shape with your pastry, approximately 35 x 23cm. Cut the pastry into 2 long strings (35 x 12cm) and divide the sausage mixture for each roll.
- Evenly spread the rest of the marmite onto each sheet and then spoon the filling all along each piece of pastry. Make sure to leave a little meat free edge so it's easier to seal the roll. Scatter more cheese on top of the filling and brush the exposed pastry with melted soya butter.
- Grab the top edges of the bare pastry and gently, but tightly, roll the pastry over the filling. With your index finger, gently push the edges of top layer of pastry into the bare bottom border to seal the roll. Using the back of the fork, gently press it on the sealed edge to give a prettier sealing.
- Brush the remaining melted soya butter all over the top of the pastry and scatter the poppy seeds on top.
- Using a sharp knife, cut the strips into 8 singular vegan sausage rolls.
- Put the sausage rolls on the lined baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve and enjoy either warm or cold.