Salsicce e Lenticchie- Sausages with lentils

 

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Here is a great alternative to the traditional British bangers and mash…

We recently invited some friends for dinner. We thought to make something different than usual. The meal made a big surprise.

Amazing ,highly flavoured with herbs and spices. Awesome meal!

Enjoy with us!

 

Serves 4

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil

8 pork sausages

25g butter

1 onion,peeled and finely chopped

1 celery stick,finely chopped

1 red chilli,chopped

200g diced pancetta

200g  green lentils

glass of white wine

300ml chicken or vegetable stock

2 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley

salt and black pepper to taste

 

Method

Heat the oil in a lidded frying pan. When hot,fry the sausages for about 10 minutes until browned. Set them aside on a plate.

Add the butter,onion,carrot,celery and chilli to the empty pan and fry on a medium to low heat for 10 minutes until starting to caramelise.. Add the pancetta and fry for 5 minutes until crispy.

Rinse the lentils under colder water,then add them to the pan. Stir well,then pour in the wine. Allow to simmer and reduce to 2 tablespoons.

Pour in the stock,return the sausages to the pan,then cover and bring to a simmer. Cook gently for 40 minutes, adding more stock if needs be,until tender. Stir in the parsley and season with salt and pepper.

 

RECIPE IS FROM GINO’S ITALIAN ESCAPE.

 

Bon appétit!

 

 

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