Roasted Sausages With Sweet Potato Mash

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Serves

4

Roasted Sausages With Sweet Potato Mash

(Photo: Erik Putz; Food styling by Eshun Mott; Prop styling by Christine Hanlon)

This creative spin on classic sausages and mash features fresh thyme, sautéed apples and roasted walnuts.


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 4 mild Italian sausages
  • 4 large shallots , halved
  • 2 firm apples , such as Cortland, cored and cut into thin wedges
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/4 tsp salt , divided
  • 1/4 cup walnut , halves, chopped
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes , peeled and cut into 1-in. cubes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp 2% milk

Instructions

  1. Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 425F. Boil a large pot of water.
  2. Heat a large oven-safe frying pan over medium-high. Add oil, then sausages. Cook until browned, 2 to 3 min per side. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add shallots, apples and thyme to same pan. Sprinkle with ⅛ tsp salt. Season with pepper. Cook for 1 min. Return sausages to pan, pushing into apple mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts. Transfer pan to oven. Roast until
    sausages are cooked through, about 20 min.
  4. Meanwhile, add sweet potatoes to boiling water. Cook, covered, until tender, 12 to 14 min. Drain, then mash with butter and milk. Stir in remaining ⅛ tsp salt. Season with pepper.
  5. Transfer sausages to a plate. Slice, if desired. Serve with sweet potato mash and apple mixture. Sprinkle with more thyme, if desired.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 780,
  • Protein
  • 22 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67 g,
  • Fat
  • 48 g,
  • Fibre
  • 11 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1150 mg.