These braised sausages in cider sauce is an all-time comfort recipe, that is very simple to make and warming for the upcoming Autumn season.
SAUSAGES BRAISED IN CIDER AND APPLE
6 gluten-free sausages
3 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, halved and cut into wedges
100 ml organic cider, (no added sugar)
4 sprigs thyme
1 bay leaf
1 clove of garlic, crushed
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp ghee butter
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C – 350°F – Gas mark 4
Heat the iron cast pan over a medium heat, add the olive oil and when it’s hot, cook the sausages all round until brown. When cooked, remove them from the pan using a draining spoon and set aside.
Sautee the onion in the same pan, adding more olive oil if needed, stirring constantly to avoid the onion from burning, then add the cider.
Put back the sausages, thyme, bay leaf and garlic to to the pan. Season with salt and pepper.
Let it simmer then covered with a lid and transfer the pan carefully to the over for 30 minutes. When the 30 minutes is up, remove the lid and cook for a further 20-30 minutes.
In the meantime, fry the apple in ghee butter until golden and soft, and garnish the pan with them. Serve with mashed cauliflower and enjoy!