A one pot vibrant hearty sausage casserole.  Perfect for a cold winter’s day.

Serves 4 to 6.

2 tbsp olive oil
1 pk smoky paprika chicken sausages
1 pk chicken sausages
1 celery stick, chopped
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 red pepper, chopped into bite sized pieces
1 yellow pepper, chopped into bite sized pieces
450g new potatoes, halved if large
3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tbsp dried oregano
2 tins chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato puree
125ml water or chicken stock

Heat the oil in a large heavy based frying pan and brown the sausages.  Once browned put to one side on a plate.  In the same pan add the onions , garlic and celery and saute for approximately 5 minutes.  Add the smoked paprika and oregano.  Stir thoroughly.  Add the peppers stir then add the potatoes, tinned tomatoes, water or stock and tomato puree. Return the sausages to the pan and again, stir thoroughly.  Cook for approximately 40 minutes until the potatoes are tender.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Handy Hints

  • Swap the chicken sausages for a selection of pork and chorizo sausages or swap the potatoes for aduki or cannellini beans.
  • Serve with crusty bread to mop up the juices or a selection of seasonal greens.
  • Easily adapted for a slow cooker.