Sausages in a red wine & onion gravy

Cumberland sausages in a red wine & onion gravy

For 2 people. Cooking time: 45 min.


  • 4 plump Cumberland sausages
  • 6 medium onions - sliced
  • 2 fat cloves of garlic -chopped
  • 1 sprig of thyme or 1 dessertspoon of dried
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 280 ml stock
  • 2 large glasses of red wine
  • Seasoning
  • A frying pan


  1. Heat the oil in the pan and gently brown the sausages then remove and leave on one side.
  2. Add the chopped onions and garlic to the pan and sweat (cook without colouring).
  3. Re — add the sausages to the pan pour in the stock (just enough to cover half the sausages), red wine and thyme. Season and leave to simmer for about 35 minutes — the sauce should be reduced by at least half.
  4. Serve with mash potatoes and peas