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Cheap & Cheerful Sausage, Onion & Potato Bake
Not a Sunday lunch as might be expected today, but a cheap and cheerful one tray bake, with all the families favourite ingredients in one dish…….juicy sausages (with a vegetarian option), crispy potatoes, meltingly soft onions and baked beans……combining some of your one-a-day vegetables, carbohydrates, protein and oil…..and, this dish won’t break the bank either! And the reason I am posting it on Sunday? To help with meal planning for the next week, as well as the fact that this would make an easy Sunday supper dish, leaving more time for family pursuits before a busy week ahead. This recipe uses one packet of sausages, one pound of potatoes, two onions, some oil and a couple of tins of baked beans, and will feed two adults and two children with ease.
If you have more than two little ones, the just tweak the quantities up a wee bit…..it really is an easy recipe that can be adapted to suit, as well as making a vegetarian version with Quorn sausages too. If you are not keen on serving baked beans with this, then how about fried or baked tomatoes or steamed Savoy cabbage…..or, some garden peas and carrots. You could also serve this with some Yorkshire puddings, a sort of de-constructed Toad in the Hole! This is not posh food, but with a packet of good quality and high meat content British butcher’s sausages, it makes a very tasty supper dish. I have made this for my parents before with Quorn sausages, I tend not to cut them into pieces, and just leave them whole when baking them, as they can dry out. Another idea for an accompaniment, how about a jug of hot onion gravy…..or even some apple sauce to go with those pork bangers.
Sausage, Onion & Potato Bake
|Prep time||15 minutes|
|Cook time||50 minutes|
|Total time||1 hours, 5 minutes|
|By author||Karen S Burns-Booth|
- 1 packet of 8 thick pork sausages, each sausage cut into three (such as Lincolnshire, Cumberland or Oxford sausages)
- 2 onions (peeled and sliced into rings)
- 450g potatoes (peeled and sliced into thin rounds)
- 2 tablespoons rapeseed oil
- salt and black pepper
- Baked beans (to serve)
- 1 packet of 8 Quorn sausages (For a vegetarian option)
|Step 1||Preheat the oven to 200°C/ fan 180°C/ gas 6. Place an oven-proof baking tray with the oil into the oven to heat up.|
|Step 2||As soon as the oil is hot, add the onions and potato slices and mix them around so they are coated with the oil. Put them in the oven for 20 minutes.|
|Step 3||After 20 minutes, take the onions and potatoes out and add the sausages, mix thoroughly and bake for a further 20 to 30 minutes, or until the sausages are cooked, and the potatoes are crispy around the edges and golden brown. Season to taste and serve with some baked beans.|
|Step 4||If using the Quorn sausages, only bake for 20 minutes, and check after 15 minutes, as they cook quicker than meat sausages.|
I will leave you for now, I will be back a little later with the Slow Sunday round-up from last month, and the new link for March’s Slow Sunday blog hop…….see you later, and pass me one of those sausages please! Karen
I am adding this family supper recipe to Ren’s Family Friendly Friday event.
Charlotte @gofreecakes says
Yum! This looks great, Karen. Such a good idea for an easy and thrifty meal that really appeals!
Easy, simple and cheap……it just hits the spot sometimes when that is all that is needed!
This is so easy to make but looks really delicious. I love sausages, potatoes and beans.
IT is a great combo isn’t it? And yet so simple!
Nicola @41feasts says
Yum! Just tucked into a sausage, mushroom, carrot & potato casserole from our slow cooker. Only reasons I didn’t add beans is because we didn’t have any!
That sounds delicious, and sausage casserole is a favourite of mine too……love my slow cooker!
Fishfingers for tea says
Oh yum! This kind of thing goes down very well here, especially with the toddler and my husband. Something so comforting about sausage, potato and beans.
Thanks, yes, it was a simple and yet very tasty dish that cost very little and delivered on the comfort food front!
This is definitely my kind of food. The family is going to love this one!
Thanks Vanesther, it was a simple and yet very tasty dish!
Ren Behan says
My hubs would love this with a can of tinned tomatoes on the side. I kid you not. A lovely recipe, really just what we need at the moment too as it snowed here today! x
Thanks Ren, funnily enough I nearly showed this dish as served with tinned tomatoes, which is how we like it too….it is also great when served with fried tomatoes too. CANNOT believe that you are snowed in!!
Glamorous Glutton says
Great thrifty meal, it looks delicious and you’re right. Perfect for a Sunday evening supper. I’ll take mine with curried beans on the side. GG
Thanks! It was a bit of a culinary triumph, so simple and yet all the elements of a tasty and thrifty family supper.
Jaime @ Jaim's Kitchen says
This looks scrumptious – I’ll have to nick the recipe and make it for this weekend’s brunch 🙂
Please do let me know if you make this for brunch…..would make a great brunch dish with baguette on the side!
Kentish Keg-Meg says
All my favourites in one dish.
Thanks – yes, a comfort dish at its best for me too!
Karen Richards says
Looks like a nice cheap simple and quick meal to make that all the family will love.
Fiona Matters says
Oh I love your food. This is again a lovely quick idea that could do a number of meals. I adore sausages and the gluten free ones I get are 75% meat (hopefully pork) so very yummy too. I’m also a big fan of baked beans so this yet again ticks all the boxes for me. Great idea.
Linda Moore says
I live in Greece & this is a regular favourite Winter Warmer Recipe for stormy , cold weather.
The only change I make is to cut the potatoes into wedges & par-boil them for 5mins first.
Of course you couldn’t serve anything but Baked Beans with this!
Karen Burns-Booth says
Thanks so much Linda, and what a great idea to par-boil the spuds beforehand too, or maybe even use leftover cooked potatoes too! Yep, it HAS to be served with BEANS! Karen
Linda Moore says
I now toss in 10 unpeeled garlic cloves as well which makes it even tastier! We soooo love roasted garlic!
Karen Burns-Booth says
You can never have too much garlic! 🙂 Karen