Sausages with pesto mash

Sausages with pesto mash

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 2

Add a generous dollop of pesto to the standard sausage and mash - an easy way to liven up your midweek meal 

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal697
  • fat40g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs65g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre8g
  • protein15g
  • salt2.6g
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  • 3 large white potatoes



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

  • olive oil, for frying
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 4 pork sausages
  • 200g cherry tomatoes on the vine
  • ½ tub fresh pesto



    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.



  1. Peel and quarter the potatoes, then cook in a large pan of salted, boiling water for 15 mins. Drain and set aside.

  2. Pour a glug of olive oil into a large frying pan over a medium heat and cook the sausages for 15 mins. Add the tomatoes to the pan for the final 5 mins. Mash the potatoes well and mix in the pesto. Season and serve with the sausages and tomatoes.

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dave6376's picture
17th Jan, 2018
What on earth is a "glug" of olive oil?
19th Jul, 2017
Love the pesto mash. Super quick and easy dinner. I grill rather than fry my sausages though :-)
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8th Sep, 2016
To make this a bit healthier would suggest using cauliflower for the mash and oven baking reduced fat sausages.
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