A warming, simple one-pot meal that’s perfect for chilly late-winter evenings. You can use any flavour sausage you like; the texture works wonderfully with the tender beans and rich, hearty tomato sauce.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
12 good quality sausages (use two packets of six)
1 onion, chopped
2 x 300g pots fresh tomato and herb sauce
540g jar large butter beans, rinsed and drained
freshly chopped herbs, to garnish
1 Put the sausages and onion in a pan and cook until the sausages are beginning to brown, turning them occasionally.
2 Stir in the sauce. Fill one pot with water and add to the pan. Bring the mixture to the boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.
3 Add the drained beans and simmer for a further 5 to 10 minutes or until the beans are heated through, the sausages are cooked and the sauce is the required consistency. Garnish with herbs.
Per serving: 980cals, 73g fat, 27g saturated fat, 54g carbohydrate
Make a day ahead and chill. Reheat thoroughly, adding a little extra water.