Pigs in Blankets casserole


A simple but tasty casserole that’s perfect for using up any left overs from Christmas


16 chipolata-sized pigs in blankets or 8 larger ones

2 carrots chopped into thick rounds

2 parsnips peeled and cut into chunks

1 red onion, cut into wedges

A sachet of sausage casserole mix (or make your own spice blend with mustard powder, mixed herbs, paprika and cumin)

2 tsp wine or cider vinegar

mashed potato or leftover roasties to serve

Cooking Instructions

Heat the oven to 220°c/200°c fan/gas 7. Put the carrots, parsnips and onion in a deep baking dish or tray and toss in a tablespoon of oil. Season and roast for 20 mins.

Add the pigs in blankets and roast for a further 10-15 mins until the bacon starts to brown and crisp.

Turn the oven down to 200°c/180°c fan/gas 6. Mix the sachet of Sausage Casserole Mix or your spice blend with 300ml water in a jug. Add to the baking dish along with the wine/vinegar. Cook for another 40 mins. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.

Serve with mashed potatoes or leftover roasties.