Fire Cracking Sausage and Onion Casserole

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 dessertspoon chilli sauce
  • freshly ground salt and pepper
  • 14 oz tin of cannellini beans


  1. Melt the butter in a large casserole dish, add the oil and heat through.
  2. Add the garlic, onions, ginger and cook until crispy.
  3. Fry the sausages until they are golden and crisp using just a hint of oil.
  4. Add the apple slices and let them cook in the juice of the sausages until they too become golden and crispy.
  5. Sprinkle the sugar over the apples and the sausages and cook for a further minute.
  6. Place the sausages and apples in the casserole dish. Pour in the apple juice and the chilli sauce and mix well.
  7. 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.
  8. Serve hot with rice, pasta or potatoes.


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