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Oven baked sausages with roasted garlic, parsnip and potato mash

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Meat mains

Oven baked sausages with roasted garlic, parsnip and potato mash

Main Serves 4 55 min
This variation on classic bangers and mash makes a good, hassle-free family dinner. It goes well with mustard and seasonal greens such as purple sprouting broccoli, spring greens, kale or chard.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8-12 sausages
  • 6 large garlic cloves, left in their skins
  • 500g parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 600g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 60ml milk
  • 30g butter
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 40 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 190°C/Gas 5. Heat a tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan, then add the sausages and fry until browned all over.
  • Step 2

    Put the garlic cloves in a baking dish and toss in the oil to coat, then bake for 10 minutes.
  • Step 3

    Add the sausages and toss together. Bake for another 20-25 minutes, until the sausages are cooked through.
  • Step 4

    Meanwhile cook the parsnips and potatoes in a large pan of boiling water until tender, then drain.
  • Step 5

    Remove the sausages and garlic from the oven, then heat the milk and butter in a small pan.
  • Step 6

    Squeeze the garlic from their skins into the warm milk and stir to combine. Add to the potato and parsnips and mash together, then season to taste.
  • Step 7

    Serve with the baked sausages and seasonal greens.