Gluten-free recipes that can be used as an appetizer, or a lunch option, are always great to have on hand. With Spring upon us, having quick takeaway gluten-free portable foods on hand for those last-minute social gatherings is quite handy. Today, we are sharing the best gluten-free sausage in a blanket recipe.
This recipe is a great way to use up leftover gluten-free sausage links and make something delicious with them. Not to mention that anytime you can use up leftovers, you are making your gluten-free kitchen more eco-friendly- click here for more eco-friendly tips.
I like to make the best gluten-free sausage in a blanket recipe when I’m making pizza, as this recipe uses 1/3 of the dough from our pizza dough recipe. Being able to make a pizza plus, these rolls out of one recipe is a real-time saver, so it gives you a couple of meals to serve.
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- 5 TIPS FOR BEING A GOOD GLUTEN-FREE GUEST
If you want to pair these sausage rolls with your favourite condiment, you can check out the ultimate gluten-free condiment list here.
The Best Gluten-Free Sausage in A Blanket Recipe
- 4 pieces of gluten-free sausage (can be pre-cooked and leftover)
- 1 small white onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 tbsp of butter or oil or dairy-free alternative.
- Pinch of salt and pepper
- 1/4 C shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese
Pro Tip: You can either skip the cheese or use your favourite non-dairy cheese in place.
- 1/3 of our gluten-free pizza dough recipe
Customization option: roasted pepper or hot pepper rings
- Make pizza dough.
- Roast gluten-free Italian sausage in a 375°F oven for 45 minutes flipping them over halfway through.
Pro Tip: Bake the sausage in a foil and parchment-lined baking dish or pan for ease of clean-up.
- Allow Sausage to cool slightly.
Pro Tip: You can even bake your sausage ahead of time, or make extra sausage for dinner.
- Thinly slice your onion.
- In a frying pan, melt the butter or non-dairy-alterative/heat oil and add the onion.
- Over medium-high heat, cook the onions until they are caramelized (soft and brown)
- Season onions with a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Pro Tip: You can even prepare the onions the day before.
- Grate mozzarella cheese on the fine grate of a box grater.
- Mix the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
- Cut each sausage link into 4-5 pieces, you can customize them to whatever size you like.
- Divide dough into as many links of sausage as you have, take a piece of the dough and roll it out evenly.
- Cut the rolled-out dough into as large a piece as it will take to cover the entire piece of sausage.
- Onto the edge of the pizza dough, place a few pieces of onion, cheese, and/or hot peppers (or sauteed)
- Roll and pinch edges to close
- Place on a parchment-paper-lined cookie sheet.
- Brush the top of the rolls with oil using a pastry brush.
- Sprinkle sesame seeds over the top of the rolls.
- Bake the rolls at 375°F for 30 minutes, or until the pizza rolls are light golden brown.
- Serve and enjoy
The best gluten-free sausage in a blanket recipe will be just as delicious the next day, and are great served at room temperature for lunch, or for a handy snack on the go.
If you make these scrumptious sausages-in-a-blanket rolls, please send us a picture, so we can admire and post your work.