Prep Time
10 mins

Cook Time
45 mins

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How often have you come home after a hard day at the office, tired, hungry and do not feel like cooking a big dinner?   So just perfect for one of those days is a recipe from my quick recipes book...…. Bangers and Mash Home Cooking Haven style.


  • 6 pork sausages or any other sausage you might prefer
  • ¾ tsp English Mustard
  • ½ tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 2 Med onions cut into rings
  • 2 tsp plain flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 med sized potato's peeled and chopped into cubes, Banting dieters use cauliflower Mash or sweet potato
  • 1Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce.
  • 125gr frozen peas
  • Coarse Black pepper and salt to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • ½ cup of water.


  • With olive oil in a large skillet, fry the onions until translucent, remove and set aside.
  • Add the sausages and cook on med to low heat for about 20 minutes until golden brown, remove and set aside.
  • Return the onions to the skillet with mixed herbs and mustard. Cook until golden brown, .
  • Drain excess oil from pan and turn heat down to medium, sprinkle the flour into the pan, leave the flour to absorb the juices for approx. 1 min. 
  • Add 1 tablespoon Worcester sauce, 1 tablespoon of Tomato sauce and ½ a cup of water while stirring, season with sea salt and ground black pepper.
  • Just before serving put the sausages back into the skillet to warm for 1 to 3 minutes.

Mashed Potato

  • Boil the potato's in a pot until tender.
  • Drain and mash.
  • Add the butter to the mash and using a hand masher mash batter and potatoes 
  • Heat the milk. 
  •  Pour over the mashed potato and mix until smooth.
  •  Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
  • Those of you on the Banting Diet can do the same, using cauliflower or sweet potato.


 Below are just a few ideas for serving this tasty dish Spoon a generous portion of mash potato's onto a plate,

  • Place sausages on top of Mashed potato/Mash Sweet potato and drizzle with gravy.
  • Add a portion of boiled or steamed  peas and enjoy!!
  • Great with bake beans.
  • Serve with steamed Carrots and Green beans.
  • With Bacon, Fried Potato/Sweet potato chips, Egg and fried tomatoes.

    I'm sure you will come up with more ways of plating.

Traditional Oven Temperatures

  • 325° F
  • 350° F
  • 375° F
  • 400°F
  • 165° C
  • 177° C
  • 190° C
  • 200° C
  • Slow
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Moderately Hot

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