Turn a packet of bangers into a warming and super easy sausage stew! A budget one pot family dinner that’s just delicious. Easy midweek dinner is sorted!
Our easy sausage casserole is so simple and perfect for this time of year, it’s warming, filling and it’s great for getting kids into the kitchen learning how to cook proper dinners. Just a few simple ingredients go into this flavoursome dish making it a budget dinner that you’ll all love!
How to make sausage stew
This sausage stew was actually made by my 12 year old, I’m making a huge effort to teach them how to cook proper meals, not just the fun stuff… As always, when kids are cooking, do be sure to supervise them in the kitchen.
Beautifully simple and tasty
- 8 sausages - (choose high meat content proper sausages)
- drizzle of olive oil
- 1 onion - diced
- 3 large carrots - sliced
- 2 sticks of celery - sliced
- 600ml beef stock
- 1 heaped tbs tomato puree
- salt and black pepper
- Preheat the oven to 180C
- Brown the sausages in a frying pan - you don't need to add oil.
- Whilst the sausages brown - add a drizzle of oil to the casserole pan (one thats hob and oven safe) tip in the onions and soften gently.
- Add in the carrots and celery and continue to soften over a low heat.
- When the sausages haver browned, add them to the pan.
- Pour over the stock.
- Stir in the tomato puree.
- Season with salt and black pepper.
- Cook in the oven for around an hour or until the sausage are cooked through and the vegetables tender.
Do you need to brown sausages before putting in casserole?
Yes – always brown the sausages otherwise your casserole will just look unpleasant – browned sausages make it look a whole lot more delicious!
How to make sausage stew stretch to feed more
- Add in more veggies – try mushrooms, sliced peppers or leeks.
- Throw in a tin of beans or lentils – try butterbeans, they go with sausages so well.
What to eat with sausage stew
- Try creamy mashed potatoes.
- Go for a healthier mash and mash together sweet potatoes, carrots and swedes.
- Spoon into baked potatoes.
- Try with pasta or boiled rice.
- Eat it just as it is with a buttered bread roll.
More easy sausage recipes for you to try
- Sausages with Spicy Rice
- Sausage Gnocchi Bake (advertisement feature recipe)
- Slow Cooker Sausage and Stout Casserole