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Sausages with apple mash

Sausages with apple mash

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(10 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr

Easy

Serves 4
Give your bangers a spring makeover with the addition of apple mash, comfort food doesn't get much better than this

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories513
  • fat25g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs52g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre4g
  • protein23g
  • salt1.78g
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Ingredients

  • 700g floury potatoes, cut into chunks

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 8 Cumberland sausages
  • 25g butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 tsp plain flour
  • 250ml beef stock
  • 2 apple (about 280g/10oz), peeled and chopped into small chunks

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 3 tbsp milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

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Method

  1. Cook the potatoes in boiling, salted water for 15 mins until tender. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan and add the sausages. Cook over a medium heat for 15-20 mins, turning occasionally, until cooked through. Remove from the pan and keep warm.

  2. Add a knob of the butter and the onion to the pan, then cook for 15-20 mins until soft. Stir in the flour, then gradually add the stock, stirring to make a sauce. Simmer for 2 mins, then pour into a jug and keep warm.

  3. Cook the apples in half the remaining butter for 5-10 mins until softened. Drain the potatoes and mash well with the rest of the butter and the milk. Fold in the apple, then serve with the sausages and onion gravy.

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Comments (10)

cshobbs's picture
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Still very good, but this time I added parsnip to the mash.

tillyfloss80's picture
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Lovely twist on a classic, just as comforting but not as heavy.
I used a bramley apple which takes longer to cook but worth it. Might need to make more gravy in future as everyone wanted more :-)

rachel_lr's picture
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Never tried apple in mash before but it added a delightful flavour to it. Works well with the Cumberland sausage and the gravy thickens nicely. A simple, filling meal.

dallask's picture
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Add a pinch of ground nutmeg to the potatoes as you mash them.

cshobbs's picture
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Tasty and very easy. Only niggle is that it took quite a long time to prepare. Never thought of adding apples to mash - will definitely use this idea again! Replaced onions, which we don't like, with sweet pepper

kobietka's picture
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Great dish! Easy to make and big hit all round:)

kobietka's picture
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Great dish! Easy to make and big hit all round:)

emmajenner's picture

The apple mash is a great idea. Sour apples are better as they give a lovely burst of flavour to the potato mash. I also chopped some onions and cooked these along with the apple chunks to stir into the mash and it worked really well. Yum!

rosaleenc's picture
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Loved this recipe as did my husband and 2 year old daughter. Dead easy to make too.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
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The gravy in this recipe is very good and easy to make. I also added a spoon of grainy mustard which was lovely with the sausages.

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