Sicilian sausage and lentil simmer

Sicilian Sausage & Lentil Simmer

Dan & Steph’s Sicilian Sausage & Lentil Simmer is the perfect dish for a cold autumn night! Try this tasty recipe this week for dinner.

1 hour 15 mins
Serves 4

what you need

  • 6 Three Aussie Farmers Sicilian Pork sausages
  • 1 Tbsp. of olive oil
  • 100g of bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, diced small
  • 1 large carrot, diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 200g of green puy lentils
  • 500ml of salt reduced chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp. of vinegar
  • 440g tinned tomatoes
  • ¼ bunch of parsley, roughly chopped
  •  Sour cream to serve

how to make it

  1. Heat oil in a large casserole dish. Add the bacon & sausages and cook for 10 mins, stirring & turning the sausages occasionally until nicely browned & sticky. Remove sausages and set aside.
  2. Add some more olive oil, onions, carrots & garlic to the bacon and cook for 4 mins until softened. Return the sausages to the pan
  3. Add the rosemary, lentils, stock, vinegar, tomatoes and stir to combine. Season with a good pinch of salt & pepper
  4. Bring to the boil & simmer rapidly for 5 mins, then lower heat & simmer slowly for 1 hour. Be sure to stir occasionally. Check the lentils to make sure they are soft to squeeze but still have a little bite to them.
  5. Serve with fresh parsley sprinkled over the top & some sour cream.
Three Aussie Farmers Sicilian Style Pork Sausages by Dan and Steph

Three Aussie Farmers Sicilian style gourmet Pork Sausages by Dan and Steph

Dan & Steph have gone all out on this one – Aussie pork minced and tossed with tomato, fennel and a hit of chilli. This sausage is a tribute to the fiery flavours of Southern Italy. Slice and add to pasta to spice things up, or just tuck in when they’re hot off the barbie.