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Sausages with creamy lentils and bacon

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Served with creamy lentils and bacon, this sausage recipe is an easy weeknight winner. Whip this up one night this week, it's sure to be a hit at the dinner table.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time20 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Sausages with creamy lentils and bacon

Ingredients

  • 8 (about 650g) Coles Classic Pork Sausages
  • 2 middle bacon rashers, finely chopped
  • 1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1 fennel bulb, finely chopped, fronds reserved
  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g can lentils, rinsed, drained
  • ½ cup (125ml) chicken stock
  • ¼ cup (60g) sour cream
  • 1 tbs thyme sprigs
  • 40g spinach leaves

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Method

  1. Step 1

    Preheat a chargrill on medium. Cook the sausages, turning, for 8 mins or until browned and cooked through.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon, onion, fennel, carrot and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5-6 mins or until vegetables are tender. Add the lentils, stock, sour cream and thyme. Bring to the boil. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat. Add the spinach and toss until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Step 3

    Divide the lentil mixture among serving plates. Top with the sausages and reserved fennel fronds.

    Sausages with creamy lentils and bacon

    Sausages with creamy lentils and bacon
    • Serves4
    • Cook time20 minutes
    • Prep time15 minutes
    Ingredients
    • 8 (about 650g) Coles Classic Pork Sausages
    • 2 middle bacon rashers, finely chopped
    • 1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced
    • 1 fennel bulb, finely chopped, fronds reserved
    • 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 400g can lentils, rinsed, drained
    • ½ cup (125ml) chicken stock
    • ¼ cup (60g) sour cream
    • 1 tbs thyme sprigs
    • 40g spinach leaves
      Description

      Served with creamy lentils and bacon, this sausage recipe is an easy weeknight winner. Whip this up one night this week, it's sure to be a hit at the dinner table.

      Method
      1. Step 1

        Preheat a chargrill on medium. Cook the sausages, turning, for 8 mins or until browned and cooked through.
      2. Step 2

        Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon, onion, fennel, carrot and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5-6 mins or until vegetables are tender. Add the lentils, stock, sour cream and thyme. Bring to the boil. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat. Add the spinach and toss until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
      3. Step 3

        Divide the lentil mixture among serving plates. Top with the sausages and reserved fennel fronds.