Sausage Jalousie

Serves: 4 Ready in: 1 Hour

This is a good thing to make if you are feeding visiting children, its similarity to sausage rolls makes it a winner every time, not to mention the fact that its dead quick and easy to make! Use the best quality sausage meat you can find.


  • 500g good sausage meat
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 -2 tsp mixed herbs
  • 2 sheets frozen puff pastry or flaky pastry, defrosted
  • milk to glaze


Pre-heat the oven to 210°C. In a bowl or processor combine the sausage meat, onion and herbs.

Place sheet of pastry on a greased baking tray, brush the edges with water and spread the seasoned sausage meat inside the pastry square. Lay the second sheet of pastry over the top carefully sealing the edges. Cut diagonal slits in the top of the pastry and brush with milk.

Bake the Jalousie for 20-25 minutes until risen and golden. Serve hot or cold with tomato sauce.


Jalousie is a term that refers to the slotted cuts in the pastry. This one is also good eaten cold - great for a picnic.

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