Bonfire Bangers - a Firework night Recipe
If you're feeding a crowd this Bonfire Night or want something to warm up the family when you get home from the firework display - try this smokey Sausage and Bean Casserole.
WHAT YOU NEED
1 onion, finely chopped
1 yellow pepper and 1 red pepper, chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 sticks of celery, chopped
6 cooking chorizo sausages cut into bite size pieces with a kitchen scissors
6 pork sausages
1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp dried thyme
125 ml white wine
200 ml chicken stock
1 tin of aduki/ borlotti or kidney beans
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 tin chopped tomatoes
HOW YOU DO IT
1. Heat the olive oil in a large heavy based pan. Add the onion and cook gently for 5 minutes. Add the celery and peppers and cook for another 5 minutes.
2. Add all the sausages and fry for 5 minutes, then stir in the garlic and spices, dried thyme and continue cooking for 2 minutes until the smokey aromas start to release.
3. Pour in the wine, tinned tomatoes and chicken stock and add the fresh thyme. Bring to a simmer.
4. Cook gently for 40 minutes stirring occasionally. Add the beans towards the end of this cooking time and cook for a further five minutes. Remove the thyme sprigs, season with black pepper and serve with crusty bread.
Happy Fireworks night! Stay Safe x