Sausage & leek hash

Sausage & leek hash

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(33 ratings)

Ready in 20-30 minutes


Serves 4
This tasty dish provides the perfect opportunity to use up Sunday vegetable leftovers

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal460
  • fat31g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein23g
  • salt2.72g
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  • 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…

  • 6 plump sausages
  • 6 cooked potatoes, sliced



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

  • 350g cooked, sliced leeks (or broccoli or cabbage)



    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 1 tbsp creamed horseradish sauce, more if you want to heat things up
    Horseradish root on a wooden chopping board


    hors rad-ish

    Horseradish root is larger than an ordinary radish, and has a hot, peppery flavour.


  • 100g mature chedder or gruyère, grated



    Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…


  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy-based frying pan. Add the sausages and fry for 8-10 minutes until well browned. Remove the sausages, then slice them on the diagonal and set aside.

  2. Turn the heat to high, then add the potatoes and leeks and give them a good stir. Continue to cook on a fairly high heat until the potatoes begin to brown and turn crisp. Toss the sausage slices back in along with the creamed horseradish and heat for a further 2-3 minutes. Take the pan off the heat, sprinkle in the cheese, season well and gently stir to combine.

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26th Mar, 2011
Just had this for dinner - really nom! Used parsnip instead of potato plus added diced apple. Although my OH and I found the cheese unnecessary. Would definitely have again but will probably cook everything together in oven next time.
30th Nov, 2010
forgot to add the cheese, but still delicious. Cheap and very easy to make.
13th Nov, 2010
Lovely recipe! Though I think it'll be better to add to this recipe the cooking time of potatoes and leeks as not everybody will have them alredy cooked. I used a Dijon mustard and single cream (ingredients I had in my cupboard) instead of horse radish, and it was very nice and yummy!
30th Sep, 2010
This was a big hit in our house as anything with cheese and leeks tends to be! Pre cooking the potatoes is the way to do it (as the ingredients list says). I use half fat creme fraiche rather than horse radish sauce.
9th Jul, 2010
I have cooked this recipe three times now and not only has it gone down a treat with my friends but also my family and 18mnth old niece!. I've not had a problem with timing the potatoes to cook in time personally. Such a great dish my sister left with the recipe. Thank you good food :)
31st Mar, 2010
It tasted great, but the potatoes actually took a lot longer to cook than the leek, which was beginning to burn before the potatoes were done so I ended up having to microwave them I for a few minutes before could add the sausages. To anyone considering this recipe I would recommend using pre-cooked potatoes.
14th Dec, 2009
Fantastic way to use up leftovers and great comfort food!
28th Jun, 2009
I used horseradish and mustard which tasted great. great recipe and very easy
15th Apr, 2009
Nice and easy and quick too if you already have the potatoes cooked. I realised when making it that the potatoes needed to be done first so this took longer than hoped. Having said that I would definately make again.
24th Feb, 2009
This was lovely comfort food. I added some chilli to the horseradish & it gave it a bit of a kick!! would make again


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