Thursday 26 May 2011

Recipe - Sausage, Tomato and Onion bake

This is another recipe that doesn't really take much time in the preparation stakes but gives quite a nice end result.

You can scale it up and down as you please when it comes to servings. You can also select to make one big bake instead of baking it in separate portions as I did.

I couldn't really be bothered with making anything to serve with it so I just went for a small baguette to soak up the juices with. If you got more time and feel like making more of an effort you could serve it with rice, boiled potatoes, mash or why not some polenta? Hey, if you're feeling ultra healthy - why not a salad on the side? The options are almost endless....

As always - freestyle it to your hearts content. Choose some spicy sausages, change the herbs, use mixed tomatoes and so on.

Without further ado - let's get the recipe on...

Ingredients (serves 2)
300g cherry tomatoes
1 - 2 red onions, peeled and quartered
1 - 2 sprigs of fresh lemon thyme, leafs finely chopped
1 - 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary, leafs finely chopped
1 - 2 cloves of garlic, chopped but not too finely
Olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
6 good quality pork sausages

Pre-heat the oven to 190c.

Pop the tomatoes, onions, garlic and herbs into a roasting tray or casserole dishes. Drizzle on some olive oil and balsamic vinegar. (If you should get too much liquid at the end you could either spoon some out or remove the tomatoes and sausage and reduce the liquid on the stove top - as long as your baking tray/casserole dish is suitable for that.)

Give everything a good stir and top it all with the sausages.

Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, give everything a stir again, rotate the sausages and hoik it back into the oven.

Bake for another 15 - 30 minutes or until the sausages are cooked to your liking.



  1. Very tasty and delicious ! What a great -and easy- way of making what could be boring sausages into a mouthwatering dish :)
    As always, thanks Mike !

  2. Karin,

    Glad you enjoyed it!

    It's dead simple but turns out quite nice in the end.

    // Mike

  3. I love this recipe - off to print it out!

  4. Jan,

    Glad to hear that you like the look of this recipe. Please let me know what you think of it if/when you try it yourself.

    // Mike

  5. Mike you've certainly given us the basis for a quick and tasty meal here, and when we tweak it up more to suit our own tastes, it's gonna be a winner every time!


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// Mike