Sausage Lentil Braise

Ingredients – Serves 4 

2 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, diced

1 stick celery, diced

250g dried Puy lentils, rinsed

150ml red wine

690g jar Tarantalla Organic Tomato Passata

2 sprigs oregano

300ml chicken stock

70g can Tarantalla Organic Tomato Puree

454g pack 8 herby sausages

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large saucepan and fry the onion and celery for 4-5 minutes. Stir in the lentils and wine and cook until the wine is reduced by half.
  2. Stir in the passata, oregano, stock and tomato puree, cover and simmer on a low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until the lentils are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, fry the sausages in the remaining oil according to the pack instructions and serve with the lentils.
  4. Great served with a green salad and crusty bread.