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Helen’s Home Cooking Video and Recipe for Summer Sausage Stew

This is a recipe that zings up the humble sausage allowing it to become the star of the dish. Tasty and extremely economical.

Summer Sausage Stew

Serves 4

Summer Sausage Stew

Photo by Kenny Armet

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  • 2tbls of oil, Rapeseed or Olive oil are best
  • 500g of Sausage
  • 500-750g of baby potatoes, halved
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 4 medium tomatoes roughly chopped
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes halved
  • 50g mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tsps of garlic granules or two cloves crushed
  • 1/2tsp of dried oregano or herbs of your choice
  • A sprinkle of chilli flakes (optional)
  • A squirt of Lemon Juice
  • 1 or 2 stock cubes
  • 200mls of water
  • Black pepper to taste
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan.
  2. Add the sausages to brown.
  3. Add the onions and fry until translucent.
  4. Add the mushroom and red pepper and fry for a couple of moments.
  5. Add the tomatoes, garlic, herbs and chili flakes and stir to coat.
  6. Add the potatoes, water and the stock and bring to the boil.
  7. At this point add a glug of olive or rapeseed oil and the lemon juice.
  8. Cook for 45 mins.
  9. Remove the lid and boil hard until the sauce thickens.
  10. Taste and adjust to suit.

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