Veggie Sausage Rolls Recipe (Mushroom + Lentil)

36 servings


15 minutes

active time

50 minutes

total time


2-3 cloves garlic (crushed)

1 onion (finely diced)

1 tablespoon fresh thyme (or dried)

2-3 tbsp olive oil

salt and pepper (I use 1/2 tsp salt and some cracked pepper)

500 grams finely diced mushrooms (regular, field or button mushrooms. Once diced/minced, they will make about 2 cups.)

1 1/4 cup breadcrumbs (regular or panko)

2 cups baby spinach leaves (roughly chopped)

1 cup canned lentils (approx 400 gram can)

1 1/2 cups tasty cheese (freshly grated)

1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes (or parmesan/vegetarian parmesan cheese)

1 egg

3 sheets puff pastry

extra egg, for brushing

2-3 tablespoons sesame seeds or poppy seeds


Pre-heat the oven to 180 °C (356 F) and line two oven trays with baking paper. Set the frozen puff pastry aside on a bench to thaw while you prepare the filling.

Place the mushrooms in a food processor and blitz until they are very finely chopped/minced.

Place the garlic, onion, thyme and olive oil into a medium frying pan with the salt and pepper and fry over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until fragrant. Add the mushrooms and stir over medium-high heat until tender and until some of the liquid reduces.

Place the mushroom mixture into a large mixing bowl with the other filling ingredients. Using your hands or a large spoon, mix the ingredients together until completely combined.

To roll

Place the thawed puff pastry squares on a board and cut each sheet in half through the middle, making six pastry rectangles.

Divide the filling evenly between each of the pastry rectangles, using your hands to mould a sausage shape length-ways along the middle. (see images above).

Brush a little beaten egg along the long edge of the pastry and then roll pastry over the filling, sealing the ends by gently pressing them together.

Brush the top of each roll and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Using a sharp knife, cut each roll into 6 portions (or to desired sizes) and place them onto the prepared baking trays.

Bake for around 35 minutes, or until the pastry is golden and flaky.

Serve while hot with some tomato sauce or homemade chutney. Enjoy!

Air Fryer Instructions

Follow the steps above to make and cut the sausage rolls.

Lightly spray your air fryer basket with a little oil spray. Place the sausage rolls in your air fryer basket, making sure there is enough room between the sausage rolls to puff up and expand slightly. You may need to cook in batches to ensure there is enough room.

Air fry at 200C/392F for around 15 minutes, or until puffed and lightly golden. Cooking times will vary depending on the size and brand of your air fryer. So check the first batch to get an idea of cooking times for further batches.

Serve while hot with some tomato sauce or homemade chutney. Enjoy!


Serving Size



125 kcal

Total Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Unsaturated Fat

5 g

Trans Fat

1 g


8 mg


94 mg

Total Carbohydrate

11 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

1 g


4 g

36 servings


15 minutes

active time

50 minutes

total time
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