Do you need a recipe that encourages your children to eat vegetables that are not hidden? Give this one a try.
This recipe is perfect family food. The vegetables are small, but still visible. These sausage rolls contain six different varieties of vegetable if you follow the recipe. Your children will be asking for more without realizing how many vegetables they contain.
These are tasty little nibbles for entertaining friends, or an easy weekend family dinner. The kids can get involved and help, they will love them even more.
Find my 10 tips to get children to eat vegetables (without hiding them) here.
Serve as entertaining nibbles or for a family dinner. This is a great recipe to encourage the kids to eat their vegetables with no complaints. Addictive and tasty dipped in sweet chilli sauce.
Author: Kyrstie - A Fresh Legacy
Recipe type: Appetiser; Main
5 sheets of pre-made puff pastry
500 grams lean pork mince
½ small carrot - peeled and grated
¼ sweet potato - peeled and grated
½ zucchini - peeled and grated
handful of green beans - chopped into small pieces
½ corn cob - kernals cut off the cob
1 cup of finely chopped greens - I used a mix from the garden of spinach, kale, and bok choy
1 egg - whisked lightly
1 tablespoon Kecap Manis (sweet soy sauce)
¼ teaspoon sesame oil
Prior to adding to the oven
Olive oil for basting
sesame seeds for sprinkling
Remove the pastry from the freezer to defrost
To a bowl add all ingredients and stir well to combine
Set the oven to heat to 170 degrees
Once the pastry has defrosted cut each sheet in half
Add the filling mixture in a line across each sheet
Roll the pastry to enclose the mixture
Place on a lined baking tray
Brush each roll with oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds
Cut each roll into 4 even sized pieces
Place tray into middle shelf of oven to cook for 30 minutes until golden brown
Cool on a wire rack
Serve with sweet chilli sauce and a side salad or side dish if this is a main meal for your family
Serving size is based on serving these with a salad or side dish. They make a great work lunch or food for entertaining If your family enjoys coriander, add fresh coriander leaves to the ingredient list Ensure that you do not overfill the pastry with filling. It should be able to be completely rolled so that that joining edge sits under each roll. Cut to size prior to placing in the oven to bake These freeze well Make double if entertaining as they are very addictive!