Peppery sausages with sweet potato mash

Peppery sausages with sweet potato mash

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 3
Try bangers and mash with a difference - flavour your sausages with thyme and West Indian spice and serve with creamy potatoes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal662
  • fat31g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs76g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre7g
  • protein20g
  • salt3.3g
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Ingredients

    For the mash

    • 500g potato, cut into chunks
      Potato

      Potato

      po-tate-oh

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

    • 500g sweet potato, cut into chunks
      Sweet potatoes

      Sweet potato

      sweet po-tate-toe

      Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

    • 2 tbsp olive oil or a knob of butter
      olive oil

      Olive oil

      ol-iv oyl

      Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

    • grated nutmeg, to taste (optional)

    For the sausages

    • 6 large sausage
    • 1 tsp West Indian hot pepper sauce
    • juice ½ small lime
      Lime

      Lime

      ly-m

      The same shape, but smaller than…

    • 1 tbsp soft brown sugar
    • 2 tsp thyme leaf
    • 2 garlic clove, very finely chopped
    • 1 tbsp tomato purée
    • salad, or green beans or peas, to serve

    Method

    1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Put the potatoes in a pan of salted water and boil for about 20 mins until soft.

    2. Meanwhile, tip the sausages onto a small baking sheet and bake for 10 mins. While they are cooking, mix the pepper sauce with the lime juice, sugar, thyme, garlic and tomato purée, and stir with 1 tbsp water. When the sausages have had 10-15 mins, brush over the spicy mix and bake for 10 mins more.

    3. Drain the potatoes and mash with oil or butter, and nutmeg to taste, if you like. Serve with salad, or green beans or peas.

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    Comments (1)

    lyndasim's picture

    Really enjoyed this meal. Lovely blend of flavours. Would add maybe a bit more of the hot pepper sauce. Served it with caramelised onions, oven baked cherry tomatoes and peas. Very colourful and delicious!!!

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