Sausages with oregano, mushrooms & olives

Sausages with oregano, mushrooms & olives

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 4
Mash is a must for a winning sausage dish, give it a boost with this easy one-pot stew

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved
  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal264
  • fat12g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs12g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein20g
  • salt2.19g
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  • 450g pack reduced-fat sausage
  • 1 tsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 2 tsp dried oregano



    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 2 garlic clove, sliced
  • 400g can chopped or cherry tomato
  • 200ml beef stock
  • 100g pitted black olives in brine
  • 500g pack mushroom, thickly sliced



    The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…


  1. Using kitchen scissors, snip the sausages into meatball-size pieces. Heat a large pan and fry the pieces in the oil for about 5 mins until golden all over.

  2. Add the oregano and garlic, fry for 1 min more, then tip in the tomatoes, stock, olives and mushrooms.

  3. Simmer for 15 mins until the sausages are cooked through and the sauce has reduced a little. Serve with mashed potato or pasta.

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Comments (190)

jessicarichardson's picture

A tasty casserole for warming you up in the winter. I added an onion and a green pepper and it makes four good portions. Only scored three stars because without my additions, not enough veg, and I've had better sausage casseroles. We had it with mash potato, which, as others have said, is perfect for mopping up the juice. We found the olives quite a strong flavour and although we liked it, I'll probably use less olives if I make it again.

ordonnel's picture

Yum. Had this with potatoes. Easy peasy.

RaspberryLemon's picture

Yummy, sizzled the sausages with some red wine, added tom purée, a bay leaf and a splash of balsamic. Definitely don't need all those mushrooms.

sarlac's picture

Surprisingly good - such few ingredients really produced a fantastic meal. Added a few chillies and some capers to give it a bit more zing and was delicious. Will definitely do again.

charissaelana's picture

Made this for my dinner tonight, but used too many stock cubes. However it was still delicious (if salty) and will be making it again! With less stock cubes this time.

JackQ's picture

Excellent! Great weeknight meal. Good to make a big batch and freeze for later.

cocktailcate's picture

I adapted this and used vegetarian sausages, added lentils and baked in the oven for ease and it worked well. The mushrooms and olives give a really good flavour. Will definitely be trying it again.

vrog's picture

It was ok, but not my favourite sausage hotpot. Quick and easy but some of the mushrooms could be changed for beans or another veg.
I wouldn't use reduced fat sausages as my butcher's prizewinning pork and herb ones are unbeatable! I would prefer to use fewer sausages and more veg if low fat but good flavour is your preference.

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lizleicester's picture

Simple, speedy and delicious. A great meal to please everyone when time is short.

pixie21's picture

This is a firm family favourite. We always have it with Yorkshire puddings. Won't have it any other way now. Yum!

yumminesss's picture

I have made this a few times now. It really makes u appreciate the different quality in sausages. I like to use olives stuffed with jalopenos.

jodiew81's picture

For so few calories, this dish was delicious!

happystar's picture

I cooked this tonight for our dinner, omitting the mushrooms as I can't eat them. For so few and simple ingredients, most of which will be in your store cupboard, this was very quick and easy to make and everyone said how tasty it was. It smells wonderful, while it's cooking. If you aren't feeding small children, you could add chilli to spice it up a bit or separate it into two small pans and add chilli for the adults. Will definitely be cooking this again as a quick after school supper. 9 out of 10 from my kids!!

boulding2's picture

Was going to try this later today but 16g of saturated fat i think i might have to tweak this a bit

estie83's picture

Not sure why everyone is so positive about this dish. Ok, but certainly a long way from a 5 star!

nixofon's picture

Simply deliciou! Another great recipe thank you x

ste_87's picture

Made this earlier today as it looked cheap and easy to make! WOW! What a recipe. One pot, simple to make, super low calorie if you buy (like i did) some healthy sausages! It makes 4 decent portions, which i've tubbed up ready to add some veg and potatos too as evening meals for my next 4 late shifts.

I wasnt expecting it to taste as good as it does, really rich and strong flavours from very simple and minimal ingredients. Will be making this again and again i bet!

andreamferns's picture

Wonderful, warming, healthy and simple. Couldnt ask for more :)
Had with mashed potato...enjoyed by the whole family

liz2013's picture

Very quick and easy and very tasty. Was very filling with mash, would stretch to six.


Questions (1)

alexissparticus's picture

would this still be as good without mushrooms? if not what else could be substituted?

Tips (1)

happystar's picture

Re the saturated fat content, you could adapt it to make it lower fat by forming turkey mince into little meatballs and replacing the olives with lower fat vegetables. The sauce is fairly low fat being tomato based and is very tasty.