Sausages braised with Cider & Smoky Bacon
A very simple but very delicious dish to make – pork and cider were made for each other! This dish is best served with a hearty pile of mash!
Serves 4 or 2 if you like big portions
Preparation time: 5-10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
1 tbsp olive oil
8 pork sausages
6 rashers smoked streaky bacon, chopped
1 onion, peeled and sliced
1 tbsp plain flour
1 tsp Dijon mustard
a handful parsley, chopped
mashed potato, to serve
1. In a large frying pan or wok heat the olive oil. Add the sausages and cook until they are browned all over and set aside.
2. Add the bacon and onion the pan and cook for 5-7 minutes, stir occasionally until golden. Now add the flour and cook for a further minutes, then stir in the cider. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 2 minutes, stir in the mustard.
3. Return the sausages back to the pan. Simmer for 20-30 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with mash.