Real Ale Chutney and Apple Sausage Rolls  Recipe


Serves 4

  • 400g free-range sausage meat⁠ ⁠ 

  • ½ small onion, finely chopped 

  • 1 apple, unpeeled and coarsely grated 

  • 1 lemon, zest only 

  • 1 tsp dried oregano 

  • 5 tbsp The Cherry Tree Real Ale Chutney 

  • 45g fresh breadcrumbs⁠  

  • Maldon sea salt and fresh ground black pepper⁠ 

  • 1 pack of ready rolled all-butter puff pastry 

  • 1 free-range egg, beaten 

  • Fennel seeds⁠ and nigella seeds


  • Mix together the sausage meat, onion, apple, lemon zest, oregano, chutney and breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper and mix together well.

  • Place the sausage meat onto the puff pastry, shape into a fat sausage, leaving a 2cm margin at the 'long' edge.

  • Brush the edge with beaten egg. Roll the pastry over and seal. Brush more egg over the top, sprinkle with fennel seeds and nigella seeds, and add a sprinkle of Maldon sea salt.

  • Cut up into pieces and bake at 200°C / 180°C fan for 40 minutes, until golden brown.