Sausage & lentil one-pot

Sausage & lentil one-pot

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(143 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Pack of sausages in the fridge? Try them in this rich stew - it's made in just one pot, so you'll save on washing up too

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal556
  • fat29g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre8g
  • protein28g
  • salt2.42g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 400g pack sausage
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

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

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 250g lentil (we used puy lentils)
    Lentils

    Lentils

    len-til

    The lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) originates from Asia and North Africa and is one of our oldest…

  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 125ml red wine or extra stock

Method

  1. Heat oil in a pan, cook the sausages until browned, then remove. Tip in remaining oil, onion, garlic and pepper, then cook, about 5 mins more until softened. Add lentils and sausages to the pan with the stock and wine, if using.

  2. Bring up to the boil, then simmer for 20 mins until lentils have softened and sausages are cooked through. Serve with plenty of crusty bread.

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londondunx
5th Feb, 2013
One of my Spanish colleagues has a great recipe for lentils and sausages or 'Lentejas compuestas' as he calls it!
dgodber
28th Jan, 2013
1.05
AWFUL! I do not understand the positive reviews for this recipe. As others have commented: it has far too many lentils, not enough sauce - and what sauce there is, lacks flavour. Big disappointment!
marandha2774
16th Jan, 2013
Short of time? Use tinned lentils. Still a scruptious meal.
cheekychicken24
22nd Sep, 2012
4.05
Great, easy recipe. Added button mushrooms to the pot, and used beef and black pepper sausages. Very tasty.
mattmedia1982
5th Jun, 2012
4.05
I liked this a lot, though I found it requires more liquid than the recipe asks for.
clionaf
17th Mar, 2012
5.05
Should have added - I also added a tin of tomatoes
clionaf
17th Mar, 2012
5.05
Yummy with mashed potatoes - real comfort food! Added some celery with the onion, and used tinned lentils. Will definitely make again
suavegav
11th Mar, 2012
4.05
I didn`t have red pepper or wine to hand so just added some frozen garden peas and a shot of jack daniels instead, tasted pretty good.
k-chapman62
13th Feb, 2012
5.05
I've made this on several occasions and is always wondeful, introduced me to using lentils & now love them
marem1
8th Feb, 2012
5.05
Really great recipe, I will def make it again as my husband loved it! Lentils need at least 45 mins cooking at medium heat, the lentils will tend to get dry, so you will need to add extra water every ten minutes. I also added some chopped tomatoes to the sauce, as well as some fresh thyme and rosemary - that's just a little Italian touch from me! :) For the sausages, I mixed Toulouse and Venison - you can easily get them from you local butcher for a better quality!

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