Sticky sausage and lentil stew

  • for 4 people
  • Takes 10 minutes to make and 25 minutes to cook
  • Easy
A flavour-packed meaty dinner to chase off the winter blues. This would also work well with spicy sausages.

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1 tbsp olive oil
8 pork chipolata sausages
1 onion, chopped
150g chantenay carrots, quartered lengthways
2 parsnips, quartered lengthways
150g field mushrooms, roughly chopped
2 tsp Marmite
1 heaped tbsp runny honey
250ml dark ale
250g ready-cooked Puy lentils
Chopped fresh flatleaf parsley
Crusty bread, to serve


1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a heavy-based pan and brown the sausages on all sides, then set aside.
2. Add the onion, carrots and parsnips. Fry for 8 minutes until golden brown and softened. Add field mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes more.
3. Return the sausages to the pan and stir through the Marmite and runny honey. Pour over the dark ale, bring to a simmer and add the Puy lentils. Bubble for 5 minutes until sticky, then check the seasoning. Scatter with chopped fresh flatleaf parsley and serve with crusty bread.

  • This would also work well with spicy sausages.

From February 2009

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