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Simple sausage recipes for easy dinners

Buying a packet of good-quality sausages is a sure-fire shortcut to flavour. And of course, making them from scratch is even better! Fried and served with veggies and gravy, added to a casserole or used in a soup - sausages are always a treat.

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    Devilled sausages

    This devilled sausages recipe is perfect for a fuss-free family dinner. Ready in just 30 minutes, it's a delicious and wholesome idea for a busy weeknight.


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    Mum's sausage and beans

    This is an economical and tasty dish that Mum says originates from Réunion, an island in the Indian Ocean governed by France but widely influenced by Creole and West Indian cuisine. It’s delicious and the mincing of onions is a great idea!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Sausage curry

    This sausage curry is fabulous served on creamy mashed potato or buttered rice, making such a nourishing winter dinner for the family. It's super easy to pull together, and is packed with delicious flavour.


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    One-tray sausage and vegetable bake with crusty bread

    Nici Wickes' one-tray sausage bake recipe is the perfect simple dinner option. Sausages are baked with colourful vegetables, sherry vinegar and served with crusty bread to mop up all the delicious juices

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Sausage and mushroom pasties

    Don’t underestimate the simple sausage – with the right ingredients and know-how, you will impress even the harshest of critics.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Spicy one-pan sausage, egg and chip bake

    This one-pan bake recipe is a must-try for breakfast, brunch or a laid-back dinner. Sausages, spicy homemade wedges, eggs and tomatoes are delicious served as is or with your favourite hot sauce


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    Italian sausage, olive and ricotta pasta bake

    This hearty Italian baked pasta dish is perfect for a hungry family on a cool Winter's evening. Or, make for two and enjoy the leftovers the following day. The combination of tomato, sausage and pasta is beautiful enjoyed fresh out of the oven, especially when topped with melted, oozy ricotta cheese.

    Woman's Day|

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    Rustic butter bean sausage bake

    This butter bean sausage bake recipe is the perfect warming family dish for chilly nights. Plus, you can even prepare it a day in advance for an easy, fuss-free dinner


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    Sausage meatball pasta

    A quick and easy authentic Italian pasta with sausage meatballs and cannelloni.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Classic curried sausages

    Nici Wickes' curried sausages recipe is a nod to her dear granddad, who used to rustle up a pot when she'd visit. Serve this delicious, cost-effective dish with rice and pappadums for an easy weeknight meal

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Sausage danish

    Not everyone likes a sweet start to the day, so delicious sausage danish pastries by Nici Wickes are the perfect solution.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Sausages with crushed crispy potatoes

    The best way to cook sausages is to roast them low and slow. This way they don’t burst, the skins get gorgeously caramelised and the insides get perfectly cooked. This recipe is a great “roast” for when there's just one or two people at home

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Bangers and mash with leek and mushrooms

    It doesn't get much better than this bangers and mash recipe when you're craving a taste of comfort food! Serve with mustardy mushrooms and leeks for a delicious weeknight family meal

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|