Sausage casserole with instant garlic bread

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
You’ll find three of your five-a-day in this French-inspired one-pot, packed with juicy sausages and beans

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 701
  • fat 34g
  • saturates 11g
  • carbs 71g
  • sugars 20g
  • fibre 8g
  • protein 29g
  • salt 5.3g


  • 2 tsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  • 4 large meaty sausages
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped
  • 400g can cherry tomatoes
  • 400g can cannellini beans (don't drain)
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • 1 tbsp thyme, chopped, plus extra for garlic bread
  • 1 garlic clove ½ grated, ½ whole
  • 4 slices ciabatta


  1. Heat the oil in a wide shallow pan and fry the sausages until browned. Push to one side, then tip in the onion, carrots and celery, and cook, with the lid on, for 10 mins until softened.

  2. Stir in the tomatoes, beans and their juice, stock cube and thyme. Add grated garlic, cover and simmer for 10 mins.

  3. Meanwhile, toast the ciabatta, then rub with the remaining garlic, drizzle with oil, scatter with a few thyme leaves and serve with the casserole.

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