Lamb Sausage in Puff Pastry

Total Time:
1 hr
Prep:
35 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
6 to 8 (28 appetizers)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh lamb sausage, 1/2 inch thick, in a coil
  • 2 sheets (1 box) frozen puff pastry (preferably Pepperidge Farm), defrosted overnight in the refrigerator
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard, plus more for dipping
  • 1 egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water or milk, for egg wash
Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Bake the sausage on a baking sheet for 20 minutes. Turn the sausage and bake it 5 to 10 minutes more, until it's fully cooked. Cool to room temperature.

Unfold the puff pastry on a lightly floured board. Cut each piece in half lengthwise and brush the top sides with mustard. Divide the sausage into 4 equal pieces. Starting at the long end of the pastry, place 1 piece of the sausage on top of the mustard and roll it up tightly, overlapping the end by 1/2 inch and sealing the pastry by brushing the edge with water. Cut off the excess pastry. Roll the other 3 pieces of sausage in puff pastry. Place the 4 rolls, seam side down, on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush with the egg wash. Lightly score each roll diagonally to make 7 equal pieces. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until browned. Slice and serve immediately with mustard.

Photograph by Quentin Bacon


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