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Braised sausage with lentils

Braised sausage with lentils

Try something different and serve your sausages with nutty lentils instead

  • Feeds 4Feeds 4
  • Ready in 55 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1796kj 431kcal
  • Fat
    High 32%
  • Saturates
    High 34%
  • Sugar
    Low 32%
  • Salt
    High 32%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 33.3g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 Co-op Truly Irresistible pork sausages
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 200g Co-op green lentils
  • 700ml vegetable stock (using 1 stock cube)
  • Sprig fresh thyme (optional)


  1. Heat the oil in a heavy-based casserole dish. Add the sausages and cook for a few minutes on each side until golden all over, then remove from the pan and put on a plate
  2. Add the red onion and carrot, and cook gently until just soft. Add the garlic and cook for a minute, then return the sausages to the pan with the lentils, stock and thyme, if using
  3. Cover with foil and a casserole lid, and simmer gently for 25 minutes or until the lentils and sausages are cooked