Smokey sausage casserole


Serving suggestion: serve with brown rice & top with parsley

I don't know about you, but I LOVE smokey and bbq flavours! Cant get enough of them! So I came up with this really simple wholesome and delicious smokey sausage casserole! Perfect with rice, potato, bread, salad or all four !

This recipe feeds 4-6 depending on portion size so feed your friends/family or put it into container to refrigerate/freeze for another day!

You will need:


Ingredients:

1 Butternut Squash

1 Red Pepper

1 White Onion

6 Cloves of Garlic

4 veggie sausages (Linda McCartney Chorizo-style work really nicely)

1 tin of Cannellini Beans

2 tin of Tomatoes

a bunch of fresh Parsley/Coriander (approx. 30g)

a generous handful of Spinach

2 tsp of Cayenne Pepper

2 tsp of Smoked Paprika

1/2 tsp of Cumin

1 tsp of dried Coriander

Salt and Pepper (to taste)

1 Lime (juice)

Oil

Equipment:


2 roasting tray

1 large pan/wok

1 garlic crusher

1 chopping board

1 sharp knife

1 colander

Method:


Preheat oven to 180c of equivalent- place 1 roasting tray into oven with some oil to heat


Peel, deseed and chop the squash into similar sized cubes then place into heated roasting tray, sprinkle with salt and roast for 20-25 minutes


Meanwhile add your sausages to the second tray and cook for 15 minutes


Peel, dice and fry your onion in some water until soft on medium heat


Then add your garlic (peeled and crushed) and red pepper (deseeded and chopped into chunks) and sauté for 5-10 minutes


Add your spices to the pan with a little bit of water to coat the veg


After 15 minutes is up remove sausages from the oven, chop into pieces and add into pan with tinned tomatoes, drained cannellini beans and season with salt and pepper to taste


Meanwhile check on your squash in the oven and add to pan if its looking all delicious and roasty- mix in well well


Wash and chop your spinach and fresh parsley/coriander and add to the pan with the juice of 1 lime


Let it all cook down for 5-10 minutes and serve when you wish with side of your choice!