A delicious, comforting casserole for those cold nights in!


  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 red onions (cut into wedges)
  • 1 onion (cut into wedges)
  • 1 inch of ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2 lb good quality sausages
  • 4 red apples (sliced)
  • 4 green apples (sliced)
  • 1 tblsp soft brown sugar
  • 11 floz unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 dessertspoo chilli sauce
  • freshly ground salt and pepper
  • 14 oz tin of cannellini beans


  • Melt the butter in a large casserole dish, add the oil and heat through.
  • Add the garlic, onions, ginger and cook until crispy.
  • Fry the sausages until they are golden and crisp using just a hint of oil.
  • Add the apple slices and let them cook in the juice of the sausages until they too become golden and crispy.
  • Sprinkle the sugar over the apples and the sausages and cook for a further minute.
  • Place the sausages and apples in the casserole dish. Pour in the apple juice and the chilli sauce and mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper and if adding beans, do so at this stage. Place in the oven at 200'C/Gas Mark 6 for 35-40 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice, pasta or potatoes.

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