Sizzling sausage salad

Sizzling sausage salad

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(14 ratings)

Ready in 15-20 minutes


Serves 4
A classic wintry salad topped off with tasty sausage and onion

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal394
  • fat30g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein16g
  • salt2.17g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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

  • 400g pack good quality sausages
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 heaped tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces
  • 1 large avocado



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • ¼ cucumber
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • crusty bread, to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or deep frying pan. Using scissors, snip the sausages into quarters straight into the pan. Throw in the onion, and fry for a minute or two, stirring every now and then to brown everything. Spoon in the mustard and sugar, tip in the tomatoes and cook for a few minutes more, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are just beginning to split and the mixture is coated in the sweet mustard glaze.

  2. Meanwhile, separate the lettuces into leaves, peel, stone and slice the avocado and halve and slice the cucumber. Mix them together and pile onto a platter. Spoon the hot sausage mixture on top. Add the vinegar and 1 tbsp water to the pan and stir it over the heat to dislodge all those tasty flavourings from the pan. Spoon the pan juices over the salad and serve with crusty bread.

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18th Dec, 2015
Tasty recipe, enjoyed by the whole family. Quick and easy to make. Would definitely make again.
14th Sep, 2015
Great recipe - simple, tasty and fool-proof. We have made this a number of times in my house and always enjoy it.
9th Oct, 2013
Very good recipe. Simple and tasty
16th Jul, 2013
My boyfriend made this for me and I was very impressed. Easy to put together and would be great when you have friends round.
3rd May, 2012
Nice and simple, easy to make and tasty!
13th Dec, 2011
Really like this salad and I've made it loads of times
19th Sep, 2011
Very nice and very simple!
7th Sep, 2010
Absolutely love this salad, have made quite af ew times now and used quorn sausages and it's lovely. The flavours are really tasty although we add extra mustard to give it more kick. Served with houmous and crusty bread, delicious!
9th Jul, 2010
Made this for a family meal - quick and easy idea, not much of a kick though which we all felt it needed. The second time I made it I added a bit more mustard and less sugar and it seemed to increase the flavour. Great for kids too.
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29th Jun, 2010
Made this today, half read the recipe and went from there, didn't use the red wine vinegar, and my avocado isn't ripe yet! Also went for a selection of different salad leaves, with balsamic vinegar, which went well with the sweetness of the mustard/sugar dressing.


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