Sausages braised with fennel and red wine

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This recipe for sausages braise with fennel and red wine makes an easy, comforting meal for the family



  • olive oil
  • herby sausages 8
  • smoked streaky bacon 4 rashers, chopped
  • onion 1, sliced
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • red wine 250ml
  • rosemary a few sprigs, leaves stripped
  • chopped tomatoes small 210g tin
  • chicken stock 200ml 
  • mash to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat a little olive oil in a pan and brown the sausages all over. Take out of the pan. Then add the bacon and cook until crisp, then scoop out.

  • Step 2

    Add the onions and cook until soft and golden. Add the garlic and fennel seeds cook for a minute then add the red wine and cook until reduced by half. Put the sausages and bacon back in the pan, then add the rosemary, tomatoes and chicken stock. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until reduced slightly and the sausages are cooked. Serve with mash.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 492
  • Carbs 14.8g
  • Protein 20.7g
  • Fat 33.9g
  • Salt 3.6g
  • Fibre 1.5g