Sausage & mushroom ragu

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:25 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Do something different with sausages and transform them into this veg-packed ragu. Great for a family dinner, serve with couscous, mash or pasta

Nutrient Unit
kcal 303
fat 22g
saturates 7g
carbs 13g
sugars 7g
fibre 3g
protein 11g
salt 1.2g
3-veg mac 'n' cheese


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • large handful of mushrooms, finely chopped or grated
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 6 pork sausages, squeezed out of their skins
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • mash, pasta or couscous, to serve


  • STEP 1

Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat and tip in the carrot, spring onions, garlic, mushrooms, oregano and fennel, along with a pinch of salt. Cook for about 5 mins.

  • STEP 2
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Add the sausagemeat and cook until browned all over, then add the chopped tomatoes and ketchup, along with a pinch of salt and 100ml water. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook until the sauce is thick, about 20 mins, stirring now and again. Season to taste, then serve with buttery mashed potato, pasta or couscous.

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