Sausages with Fresh Apple & Onion Relish

Sausages with Fresh Apple & Onion RelishSausages are a great family meal – economic, quick and easy – we eat them regularly and for me it is all about what you serve with them that makes the difference. Here I have made a quick fresh
apple and onion relish – also great with pork chops.

Sausages with Fresh Apple & Onion Relish

Serves 4

olive oil
4-6 pork sausages, about 500g
2 onions, thinly sliced
2 apples, cored and thinly sliced
½ tsp fennel seeds
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
sea salt and freshly ground pepper

1              Heat a large frying pan with lid over a medium heat. Add a
little oil and swirl to coat base of pan. Add sausages and cook for 3-4 minutes each side. Cover and cook, turning occasionally, for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through. Remove sausages from pan, set aside and keep warm.

2              Add onions to pan cover and cook, stirring occasionally, over a medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until onion is soft and
translucent. Add apples and fennel seeds and cook, stirring
occasionally, for 8-10 minutes or until apples are tender and start to brown. Stir in vinegar and season with a good grind of salt and black pepper. Push apple mixture to side of pan. Return sausages to pan, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes to heat through.

Serving suggestion: Serve with smashed or mashed potatoes and green vegetable of your choice or a salad of mixed leaves.

Where did the ingredients for this dish come from:
Sausages: Holly Bacon – Hastings; Onions: Krismaw Gardens
Hastings; Apples: Pernel – Hastings; Vinegar: Te Koha Organics – Hastings; Olive oil: The Village Press – Hastings; Store Cupboard
Ingredients:
fennel seeds, salt, black pepper.

Note: Many of these producers can be found at the Napier Urban Food Market each Saturday morning and/or at the Hawke’s Bay Farmers’
Market each Sunday morning.

Happy cooking and eating.

Recipe by Rachel Blackmore

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