Greek-Style Sausage Roll

Cut:

Falls Brand Pork Sausage

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Falls Brand Sausage

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed & drained

  • 1/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley

  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 10 sheets frozen phyllo dough (17 x 13" rectangles), thawed

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

Instructions:

In a large skillet cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat till sausage is done and onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Drain. Stir in spinach, feta cheese, parsley, white pepper and egg. Set aside. Unfold the phyllo dough. Spread 1 sheet flat; top with another sheet of phyllo. Gently brush with some of the melted butter. Top with the remaining sheets of phyllo, brushing each with butter. Reserve 1 tablespoon butter for top of pastry. Spread sausage-spinach mixture lengthwise over bottom third of layered phyllo dough to within 2 inches of ends. Fold ends over. Carefully roll up the phyllo. Place the roll, seam side down, on a lightly greased baking sheet; brush with the 1 tablespoon butter. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or till golden.

* Serves 16.

Serving Suggestions

Work quickly with phyllo to make these savory rolls. Serve with green salad and ripe olives. Also good as a buffet item.