Veggie Sausage and Swede One Pot

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Veggie Sausage and Swede One Pot
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Prep: 10 mins Cooks: 45 mins

Ingredients (Serves 4)

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 veggie sausageswe used Heck beetroot sausages - or plant based alternative
  • 1 red onionroughly chopped (approx 100g)
  • 3 garlic clovesfinely sliced
  • 2 leekcut into 2cm rounds (approx 200g)
  • 1 swedecut into 2 cm pieces (approx 500g)
  • 2 roasted peppers (jarred)chopped (approx 150g)
  • 5 tomatoesroughly chopped (large, or 1x400g tin chopped tomatoes)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegaror balsamic
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
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Also known as ‘rutabagas’ the humble swede is an excellent source of minerals for bone and immune health, including zinc, potassium and manganese. It’s quite an awkward vegetable to cook (considering its size and firmness) but let this recipe help you make sense of how to use it! A simple one pot dish with a huge amount of plant material to support your gut health, improve the expression of your DNA and satisfy your taste buds!

Prep: 10 mins Cooks: 45 mins

Ingredients (Serves 4)

Metric
Imperial

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 veggie sausageswe used Heck beetroot sausages - or plant based alternative
  • 1 red onionroughly chopped (approx 100g)
  • 3 garlic clovesfinely sliced
  • 2 leekcut into 2cm rounds (approx 200g)
  • 1 swedecut into 2 cm pieces (approx 500g)
  • 2 roasted peppers (jarred)chopped (approx 150g)
  • 5 tomatoesroughly chopped (large, or 1x400g tin chopped tomatoes)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegaror balsamic
  • 500 ml vegetable stock

Preheat the oven to 180C

Begin by putting a large casserole dish on medium heat with oil then add sausages and cook for 5-10 minutes until golden on the outside.

Remove the sausages from the pan and set aside.

Return the pan to the heat with onion, garlic, leeks, swede, smoked paprika, cumin seeds and some salt and pepper.

Cook for around 5 minutes, before adding the chopped tomatoes, peppers, tomato puree, vinegar and 300ml vegetable stock.

Transfer the dish to the oven for 20-25 minutes until the sauce is thick and the swede is cooked through. Add the sausages and cook for a further 5 minutes to heat through.

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