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Sausages Braised In Red Wine

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Ingredients
  Pork sausages 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Lean streaky bacon 1⁄2 Pound, cut into cubes (In One Piece, 225 Gram)
  Button onions 1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram, Small Sized)
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Flour 2 Teaspoon (1 Heaped Teaspoon)
  Red wine 1⁄2 Pint (275 Milliliter)
  Mushrooms 6 Ounce, sliced if large (175 Gram)
  Lard 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly milled black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large flameproof casserole, melt a little lard.
2 Add in the sausages and brown all over.
3 Using a slotted spoon, transfer them to a plate.
4 In the same casserole, lightly brown the bacon cubes and onions.
5 Sprinkle in a heaped teaspoon of flour to soak up the juices.
6 Gradually stir in the wine.
7 Return the sausages back to the casserole.
8 Add in the garlic, bayleaf, thyme and a little seasoning.
9 Cook until the simmering point is reached.
10 Lower the heat and simmer, covered very gently for 30 minutes.
11 In a frying pan, brown the mushrooms in a little olive oil.
12 When the sausages are cooked, stir in the mushrooms into the casserole and continue to cook, uncovered for another 20 minutes

SERVING
13 Excellent with a pile of creamy mashed potato.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Sausage
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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