Recipe - Sausage Stew and Mashed Potatoes

You will need:

2 tablespoons of butter
1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
1 teaspoon of garlic granules OR 1-2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
6-8 sausages
8-10 mushrooms
1-1 1/2 cups of frozen corn
1-1 1/2 cups of frozen peas
2 tablespoons of cornflour
1 3/4 cups of water
4-5 medium-sized potatoes
sufficient butter and milk for mashing

How to - Sausage Stew:

1. Cut the sausages into 2-3 cm or 1 inch pieces.

2. Finely slice the mushrooms

3. Melt butter in a pan and add garlic and ground pepper. Allow to simmer for a minute.

4. Add the sausages to pan and cook until brown, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

5. Add the mushrooms to the sausages and cook until they darken, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

6. Mix the cornflour and water, and add the mix to the pan, stirring until it starts to thicken.

7. Add the frozen peas and corn and allow to simmer until the mashed potatoes are ready.

How To - Mashed Potatoes:

1. Dice the potatoes into 1-2 cm OR 1 inch cubes or thereabouts;

2. Boil the potato cubes in water until they are soft - when you can poke them with a fork and there is almost no resistance, they are ready;
3. Drain the water
4. Add butter (approximately 1 tablespoon) and milk (approximately 1/4 cup) to the potatoes and mash them until smooth.

Serving Suggestions:

You can serve the sausage stew and mashed potato side by side

with a side of bread

or have the sausage stew placed on top of the mashed potato and pushed a little in (which is how my little one likes it).


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