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 cloves, 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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2nd Oct, 2011
Simple and hearty. I'm sure this is one I'll be returning to again and again. Can be incredibly intense and rich if you use a quality homemade beef stock, but also good with instant. Red wine (I just use a splash) is, as many have said, a welcome addition.
20th Sep, 2011
Did this last night, halved recipe for me and hubby - yummy.
13th Sep, 2011
Lovely mid-week stew. I used venison sausages to keep the fat content down.
7th Sep, 2011
Just about to make this for the second time, I added a squirt of tomato ketchup last time to sweeten it a bit. Going to put some fresh tomatoes in today instead of olives as i have loads. Definite winner in my house.
6th Sep, 2011
Lovely simple dish, warms you up when the weather is manky outside!
23rd Aug, 2011
Made this last night. I added bacon pieces and shallot at the beginning and thickened the sauce before serving. Ate it with fresh goat cheese ravioli and homemade garlic bread, very tasty and will make again.
12th Aug, 2011
19th Jul, 2011
Love this, just had it with pasta and loads left for the girls coming round tomorrow night with mash - lush
4th Jun, 2011
Totally loved this recipie. I made it exactly as it said, which is unusual for me as I am usually messing about and adding my own things in. I made it the evening before, left the whole thing in the fridge overnight then heated it through in the oven for half an hour and had it for dinner tonight. I thought the mushrooms might go soggy overnight, but they didnt, it was DELICIOUS, I don't think it needed anything else adding, even my toddler loved it. Definately will make it again. We had it with gnocci, although I am sure it would be even better with mash to soak up all that lovely sauce.
31st May, 2011
Really lovely and easy, made it with Toulouse sausages.


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