Sausage & bean casserole

Sausage & bean casserole

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 1 hr

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4 - 6

A comforting and hearty one-pot sausage stew with chorizo, smoked paprika and plenty of vegetables

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving (6)

kcalories
519
protein
24.5g
carbs
25.9g
fat
33.8g
saturates
11.7g
fibre
5.2g
sugar
11.7g
salt
2.9g

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium sticks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 3 fat garlic cloves, chopped
  • 6 cooking chorizo sausages (about 400g)
  • 6 pork sausages (about 400g)
  • 1½ tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 125ml white wine
  • 2 x 400g tins cherry tomatoes or chopped tomatoes
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 x 400g tin aduki beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 bunch chives (optional)

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Method

  1. Heat the olive or rapeseed oil in a large heavy-based pan. Add the onion and cook gently for 5 minutes. Add the celery and peppers and cook for a further 5 mins.
  2. Add the sausages and fry the sausages for 5 minutes, then stir in the garlic, spices and dried thyme and continue cooking for 1 – 2 mins or until the aromas are released.
  3. Pour in the wine and use a wooden spoon to remove any residue stuck to the pan. Add the tinned tomatoes, and fresh thyme and bring to a simmer. Crumble in the stock cube and stir in.
  4. Cook for 40 minutes. Stir in the beans and cook for a further five minutes. Remove the thyme sprigs, season with black pepper and serve.

Recipe from bbcgoodfood.com, January 2012

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sarawoodhams's picture
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Really delicious, worth the time in cooking. Happy campers from both hubby and toddler daughter. Froze well too :-) would def make again.

hobbychef's picture
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Yummy comfort food. Didn't have aduki beans so used borlotti instead, and skipped the celery. Will definitely be making this again.

charlie_kitten's picture
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For me, the balance was off - the strongest flavours were tomato and smoked paprika which I do like but they needed toning down a bit. Overall I liked it but will adjust the quanities next time.

xxsazxx's picture
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I loved this recipe! As a cheapo student I could only get a small chunk of chorizo from the deli counter and missed out the wine and cumin but it was amazing and good for comfort as well as the change purse :)

mbhuta's picture

What can I use insted of chicken stock?

nicolapeacock's picture
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Yum yum yum. I browned my sausages separately and sliced the chorizos. Then added chorizo back to casserole; finished it off then added the remaining sausages. Then cooked in oven gas mark 4 for 1 hour. Served with creamy mash hevan :)

jamesewart's picture

instead of wine use dry cider...delicious

jerryp2006's picture

coconutcadang - never use cheap wine for cooking. The best rule is, if you like to drink it, it's ok to cook with it.

susanna0195's picture
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Had ths last night and i have to say i was a little underwhelmed. It was ok but i felt that the sausages were wasted in it as they were overpowered by the chorizo. It may be better after leaving it for a day but probably won't be making it again.

paulmortonwhite's picture
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This tastes absolutely fabulous. The best meal I have cooked in the last few weeks. The smoked Paprika gives it a wonderful taste.

coconutcadang's picture

I've never cooked with wine; what's a good wine to use?

debluvsfood's picture
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This is great, definately comfort food for these cold days. The sauce is gorgeous, can't help thinking I could use the sauce base for other things to. Happy cooking!

hicksalison's picture
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Delicious dinner. I couldn't get hold of any adzuki beans, so used cannelini beans instead. Served with mash. Good comfort food.

f1madxxx's picture
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Hubby loved this, great winter warmer...comfort food, served in a big yorkshire pudding....nom nom..

rachelh1180's picture
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Delicious, hearty winter food - was lovely with mash but equally would work well with a crusty stick of bread.

buzz88's picture
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Made this exactly as the recipe, had it with mash. Yummy.

edelnig's picture

Haven't tried this particular version but I do a sausage and bean casserole that is similar and it freezes fine.

thecherub's picture
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really keen to try this but was wondering - would it be possible to freeze the leftovers?

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