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Jennifer’s Braised Sausages in Leek Gravy

Jennifer John

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Serves: 4

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 20 mins


1 tbsp oil

(454g pack) 8 pork sausages

500g leeks, sliced

25g plain flour

450ml beef stock

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tbsp wholegrain mustard

steamed kale and mashed potatoes to serve, optional

Veg Portions / Serving: 1


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  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the sausages for 5 minutes to brown, transfer to an ovenproof casserole dish.
  3. Add the leeks to the pan and fry for 2 minutes, stir in the flour and cook for 30 seconds before gradually blending in the stock, Worcestershire sauce and mustard. Bring to the boil, stirring and pour over the sausages.
  4. Cover and bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Serve with steamed kale and mashed potato.

Kids in the kitchen:

Teach the kids about safety around the hob and oven and show them how to very carefully help you add ingredients to the pan and/or stir them safely. If serving with kale and mashed potatoes, have them wash and tear the kale leaves from the stalks and mash the cooked potatoes.

Jennifer John

Jennifer John, a trained home economist and a member of the Guild of Food Writers has been working with the Discover Great Veg campaign for many years, including, developing recipes.

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