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Catalan Sausage and Plum Tomato Casserole

This recipe for Catalan Sausage and Plum Tomato Casserole has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Catalan sausage is bought fresh from the butchers. A large sausage similar to the English Cumberland variety and ideal for a good hearty casserole. As with all casserole meals the recipe is very versatile. Here is our own plum tomato example.

Ingredients for Catalan Sausage and Plum Tomato Casserole

6 large Catalan sausages
2 Large onions (roughly chopped)
1 Large red bell pepper (Chopped)
1 Garlic clove (crushed)
6 Large plum tomatoes
Broad/green beans (optional)
Smoked paprika
Crushed black pepper
Olive oil

How to make Catalan Sausage and Plum Tomato Casserole

  • In a large pan or casserole dish brown off the sausages in a little olive oil.
  • Remove sausages and sauté the onions, pepper, beans and garlic on a high heat.
  • Re-introduce the sausages and add a little water and then the plum tomatoes and thyme.
  • Cook for 40 minutes on a medium heat stirring occasionally.
  • Add a pinch of smoked paprika and black pepper.
  • Cook for a further 5 minutes then serve with mashed potatoes or fresh crusty bread.

Catalan Sausage and Plum Tomato Casserole

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams