Hearty Bramley Apple sausage and Bean stew
This easy sausage and bean stew recipe is ready in just over 30 minutes, making it the perfect family dinner for busy weeknights when you're craving comfort food. It's so simple to make and celebrates budget-friendly baked beans. Add tender spring greens, mustard and garlic and serve with mashed potato, if you like.
- 1 tsp olive oil (extra virgin)
- 2 onions finely sliced
- 8 frozen sausages (bramley apple or your own flavour)
- 1 clove garlic finely chopped
- 1 400g tin tomatoes
- 2 tsp dijorn mustard
- ½ cube chicken or vegetable stock, made up to 175ml
- 400 g tin baked beans
- 100 g spring greens, sliced, thick stems discarded
- mashed potato or rice to serve
Heat half the oil in a lidded saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onions and fry for 6 mins. Stir in the garlic and fry for 2 mins. Transfer to a plate and set aside
Increase the heat to medium-high, add the remaining oil and the frozen sausages and cook for 5 mins until browned all over.
Return the onion and garlic to the pan with the tomatoes and mustard. Add the stock, season with pepper and cook over a medium heat for 10 mins, adding the beans after 5 mins.
Stir through the spring greens, cover and cook for 4-5 mins more until the sausages are cooked through and the spring greens are tender. Serve with mash or rice, if you like.
IF YOU DON’T HAVE CHOPPED TOMATOES, CHOP UP A TIN OF PLUM TOMATOES INSTEAD