JUST 5 INGREDIENTS
A super-easy, thrifty version of a warming family favourite
Easy sausage casserole
SERVES 4 PREP 5 mins COOK 50 mins EASY G
500g bag frozen mixed Mediterranean veg
2 x 400g cartons tomatoes with garlic and onions 2 x 400g cans butter beans, drained
2 thick slices good, crusty bread
1 Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable, olive or rapeseed oil in a flameproof casserole dish with a lid. Add the sausages and brown until golden all over, then transfer to a plate.
2 Put the frozen veg in the pan and cook for a few mins to thaw. Add the tomatoes, then half-fill one of the cans with water and pour into the dish. Add the beans, season well and bring to a simmer. Place the sausages on top of the veg, cover with a lid and cook in the oven for 40 mins.
3 Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan. Tear the bread into small chunks or coarsley grate it, making chunky crumbs. Fry in the hot oil until crisp. Serve the casserole in bowls, topped with the breadcrumbs.
GOOD TO KNOW calcium • folate • fibre • vit c • iron
• 3 of 5-a-day
PER SERVING 690 kcals • fat 38g • saturates 11g
• carbs 52g • sugars 16g • fibre 13g • protein 29g • salt 1.6g
For this 5-ingredient recipe series, we assume you already have storecupboard staples like oil and butter