Monday, July 5

Throw away the packet - Devilled sausages

When my littlest frills  were babies I found myself trying to survive on very little sleep - my bestie who also had a newborn (but only one!) recommended to me the Continental devilled sausages packet because it was quick and a bit of a set and forget.  Put it in a jug, chop up a few things, throw them on the sausages and into the oven.  Easy.

And I did use this packet, for a few years actually but then I thought: 'Surely this can't be that hard to make yourself' (I was getting about 7 hours of sleep a night by this stage) so gave it a whirl.  Never looked back and sorry Mr Continental, won't be buying that packet again.

600g beef sausages
2 small onions, cut into rings or slices
1 red apple, peeled and diced
2 tb cornflour
1 tb brown sugar
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tb tomato paste
1 tb dijon mustard
1 cup water
2 tb worcestershire sauce

Preheat oven to 200 degrees c
Place your sausages, apple and onion in a baking dish

In a jug mix remaining ingredients.

Pour over sausages
Bake for 20-30 minutes until sausages cooked, the sauce will thicken as it cooks.

Serve with potato mash and greens.

Leftover sausages delicious cold!!  My favourite way to eat sausages!  What's yours?
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15 lovely comments:

Super Sarah on July 5, 2010 at 4:59 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Yum, I didn't have dijon so I used wholegrain and I think I might have put too little sauce, however they are cooking in the oven as we speak, can't wait!

Super Sarah on July 5, 2010 at 6:19 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Liss you are brilliant, this was such a good meal. Both my girls loved the sausages and the apples and my husband loved the thick sauce and the onions. Only thing I should have done is cooked it a little longer but we were too impatient. I served it over rice with peas. I am not sure I am going to let my husband take the leftovers to work tomorrow!!! Seriously, I haven't gone wrong yet with your recipes, quick, easy, cheap and most importantly, delicious!

Anonymous said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Frank loves any baked sausages, I'm going to try this!

Kylie on July 6, 2010 at 5:01 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Well that answers the question What's for dinner tonight!

Megan said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

I just made this - it was fabulous! I used pork sausages that were flavoured with apple and cider and everyone ate it up!

Now I need some way of bookmarking recipes that I find and rating them so I can remember if we liked it. Any ideas?

Liss on July 6, 2010 at 7:53 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Megan what I would suggest is getting a stumbleupon account - you stumble a page and you can rate it, and also have your own comments. That way you can amass loads of favourites from blogs and websites :) I have the stumble upon key (the little SU ) on the bottom of each post xx

Brooke on July 20, 2010 at 9:05 AM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Thank you so much for this. We rarely eat devilled sausages and when we do I use the packet because I didn't have my own recipe. I'll be cooking this tomorrow and filing it in my recipe book for future reference. I love how you can just stick in all in the oven too!

Anonymous said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

I there! This is a great recipe! ... I've featured & re-printed it in my blog: THANKS! mara x

Samelia's Mum on March 8, 2011 at 6:50 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Sounds delish. I have a packet of sausages in the fridge I was going to grill but think i may try this recipe instead. Thanks for the recipe :-)

River on March 27, 2011 at 6:59 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

I've made something similar to this for years. Sausage Hotpot. It takes a little longer but there's no oven baking. Sausages are pre-grilled. I also have a devilled chicken wings recipe. I could email them to you if you'd like.

Nic on March 29, 2011 at 9:23 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

I made this today. It was divine and super easy to organise. thanks for sharing :-)

Lucy on April 19, 2011 at 4:23 PM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Love me a little 1970's delicousness....xx

soundwrite01 said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

This is divine...i have made this about 6 times now..its easy and the ingredients are always on hand.

Fiona Trapani on June 6, 2011 at 8:04 AM said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

Thanks for that Liss, I have made sweet and sour from SFI not the jar and it is really nice. I will try this one too and perhaps Continental will notice that I stop buying the packet mix for this family fav.

Anonymous said... [Reply to this amazing comment]

I keep coming back to this recipe. Thanks Liss


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