Sausage Roll

Family gatherings mean sharing meals together, this sausage roll, is the perfect way to start the day. Crusty bread is filled with cooked sausage, eggs, cheese, and more. This sausage roll delivers a wonderful breakfast for a crowd.

Two slices of a sausage roll on a plate. Bread is stuffed with sausage, cheese, and more.

Need to serve breakfast to a large family gathering? Are you looking for a hearty dish that everyone will love? In this sausage roll recipe, breakfast sausage, eggs, and cheese are baked right into the bread. This recipe is hearty and will keep everyone full until the next meal. This sausage roll also reheats really well, so you can serve it later.

How do you make a sausage roll?

It’s very easy to make a sausage roll. We start with a box of Pillsbury Hot Roll Mix. Using this mix means you don’t need to measure a bunch of complicated ingredients to make a great loaf of bread.

You will start by preparing the bread according to the package, and it is super easy to make this bread. So while it is set aside to rise, and it only takes 30 minutes for the bread to rise, you an start the filling.

Saute the sausage and onions together. Brown the sausage and drain it well.
Browning sausage in a pan with chopped onions. This is the start of the filling of the sausage roll.

While the sausage is cooking you can assemble the rest of the filling. In a small box mix together 2 eggs, the cheese, and the parsley. When the sausage has been drained you will add this mixture into the sausage.

A bowl of beaten eggs, two types of cheese, and parsley.

You will quickly cook the egg mixture with the sausage mixture, as everything needs to be fully cooked before we assemble the sauage roll.

A skillet with sausage, eggs, cheese, and more.  This is the filling for the sausage roll.

Rolling the sausage roll

The most exciting part of this recipe is putting this all together. Roll our your dough on a lightly floured surface. You want to roll it into a large rectangle. Then you will place the filling on the bread, and spread it out the best you can. Then take the edge and begin to roll it up. You want to roll it like a jelly roll, or even a cinnamon roll.

Rolling a sausage roll with a dough filled with a cheesy sausage filling.

Before you put this breakfast delight in the oven, give it a quick brush with butter, then comes the hard part, you must wait for 20 minutes while it bakes.

A rolled up sausage roll getting brushed with butter.

Variations of this recipe

Love making a recipe your own? You can make a lot of changes to this recipe.

  • Change the type of cheese
  • Add some green chilies to the recipe
  • Toss in come cooked bacon for some extra flavor

Two slices of a sausage roll on a plate.

Two slices of a sausage roll on a plate. Bread is stuffed with sausage, cheese, and more.

Sausage Roll

This sausage roll is perfect for a large family breakfast. 
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sausage roll
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 340kcal


  • 1 package Pillsbury Hot Roll Mix - prepare as directed on package
  • 1 pound sausage
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup Swiss cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Picante sauce
  • 2 teaspoons parsley


  • Fry sausage and onion; drain. Add remaining ingredients; then let cool. Roll dough mixture to 1/4" thick. Spread meat mixture over dough. Roll up like jelly roll. Bake on cookie sheet at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Brush top with butter.


Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 626mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 1.3mg

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About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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