SAUSAGES IN APPLE CIDER
Prep time 10 mins Cooking time 45 mins Serves 4 1 tbsp butter 3 tbsp olive oil 8 chicken sausages 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into wedges 2 large onions, sliced 4 thyme sprigs 1 bay leaf 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp English mustard 1 tbsp plain flour 350ml apple cider Mashed potatoes, to serve Heat butter and olive oil in a large frying pan. Brown the sausages, then remove them from the pan and set aside. Add apple, onions, thyme and bay leaf to the pan and sauté until the onions begin to brown and caramelise. Add sugar and mustard, then add flour and cook for about a minute. Gradually pour in the apple cider, stirring so that there are no lumps in the flour. Bring to a simmer and return the sausages to the pan. Cover with a lid and cook for a further 20 to 25 minutes. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes.