Friday, October 23, 2009

Easy sausage bake

Easy sausage bake / Lingüiças assadas com tomate, pimentão e batata

I believe that most of you reading me now like cooking and baking, just as I do. But we are all caught up in busy days and tight schedules, so finding time to spend in the kitchen is a difficult mission.

This dish is a great choice for a quick meal: it’s put together in a flash – you can chop the veggies while grilling the sausages and boiling the potatoes – and then leave it in the oven for half an hour or so, unattended.

Easy sausage bake / Lingüiças assadas com tomate, pimentão e batata

Easy sausage bake
from this magazine

1 tablespoon olive oil
800g good-quality pork sausages
500g small new potatoes
2 large yellow peppers, sliced
2 red onions, peeled and sliced
4 ripe tomatoes, seeds removed, roughly chopped*
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
salt and freshly ground black pepper
handful fresh basil, torn

Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF; heat the oil in a large frying pan and brown the sausages on all sides. Par-cook the potatoes in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain.

Put the sausages and potatoes in a roasting pan, add the peppers, onions and tomatoes. Drizzle over the balsamic, season with salt and pepper, and mix well. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the sausages are cooked through – time may vary depending on the size of the sausages.
Just before serving, scatter over the fresh basil leaves.

* the recipe called for one 400g can chopped tomatoes

Serves 6


Barbara said...

Gosh, that IS easy! And it looks terrific. The boys will love it!

lululu said...

I might use chrizo cos I love the flavor. Thx 4 the inspiration

kimberleyblue said...

Mmmm! This looks like such a nice dish! Simple and packed with flavour. I love it!

pam said...

You do the prettiest dishes, both savory and sweet!

Kitchen Corner said...

Yum Yum!! Very appetizing one! Make me feel so hungry now!

mycookinghut said...

looks yummy :) Nice colours too!

mycookinghut said...

looks yummy :) Nice colours too!

Zurin said...

what a lovely blog you have and the photos are wonderful. ill have to try the chocolate thumbprint cookies :))

Mimi said...

So simple and what a great autumn meal.

Patricia Scarpin said...

Barbara, very easy, indeed! Hope you all like it!

Lu, that is a great idea!
Thank YOU!

Kimberley, it is very simple!

Pam, you are just too sweet, my dear.

Kitchen Corner, thank you for stopping by!

Leemei, thank you!

Zurin, tks for visiting and for your kind words!

Mimi, you are right - this dish feels like fall.
Thank you!

Furniture movers said...

Wow!!! This easy sausage bake really looks so delicious. Thank you so much for posting its ingredients and procedure on how to make it. I will surely try to do this at home. Have a nice day!!!

Manggy said...

Ooh! Just give me my bowl of plain rice and I am all set!!! :)

kbunni said...

made this today and it was delicious! my family loved it :) thanks!

Patricia Scarpin said...

Hi, Kbunni!
I'm so glad to know that - thank you for letting me know!

Sarah said...

Patricia, this looks so good I think I may be making it tonight!

tasteofbeirut said...

Perfect recipe for a weeknight dinner.

Terry at Blue Kitchen said...

OMG, Patricia! I just got this in an email from Saveur magazine, with a credit line to you. How cool is that?

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