Sausage Casserole

70mins

527cals

Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 10 Chicken sausages (e.g. Heck Chicken Italia Sausages 340g )
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika or hot chilli powder
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 300ml Chicken Stock
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 4 springs of fresh thyme
  • 400g mixed beans
  • 240g uncooked brown rice 

Serves 4

Nutitional Info

Per serving

  • Calories 527
  • Protein 38g
  • Carbs 68g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Fat 8g
  • Sat fat 1.5g 
  • Fibre 10g

Method

  • In a frying pan, heat the oil and fry the sausages for 8-10 minutes, turning every now and then until browned all over.
  • Slice up the sausages and transfer to a large saucepan or casserole dish.
  • Place the onions in the frying pan and fry for 5 minutes until they go golden brown and start to soften.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently
  • Sprinkle over the smoked paprika or chilli powder.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes, chicken stock, tomato puree and rest of the herbs and bring to a simmer.
  • Tip into the pan with the sausages and simmer.
  • Reduce the heat, cover the pan loosely and leave to simmer for around 20 minutes.
  • Boil some water in a saucepan and cook the rice for 20 minutes.
  • Drain the beans and sieve them under cold water. Stir in the beans and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the sauce has thickened.
  • Serve with brown rice.