Sausage bourguignon

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Oil
12 \N Shallots or baby onion; peeled and halved
1 \N 454 gram pac Butchers Choice Beef Sausages; (1lb)
4 \N Rashers smoked back bacon; diced
1 \N Clove garlic; crushed, up to 2
175 grams Button mushrooms; sliced (6oz)
300 millilitres Beef stock; (1/2 pint)
300 millilitres Red wine; (1/2 pint)
½ teaspoon Mustard
2 tablespoons Freshly chopped thyme
1 tablespoon Cornflour; blended in a little
\N \N ; cold water
\N \N Salt and freshly ground black pepper
\N \N Oil to shallow fry
1 \N Clove garlic; crushed
2 slices White bread; cut into small
\N \N ; triangles

1. Heat the oil in a flameproof casserole dish and add the shallots or onions and sausages and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally until lightly golden.

2. Add the bacon, garlic and mushrooms and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

3. Add the stock, wine, mustard, most of the thyme, the blended cornflour and seasoning to taste. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. 4. Meanwhile, to make the croutons, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the crushed garlic and bread triangles and fry for 1-2 minutes each side until crisp and golden. Drain on kitchen paper.

5. Serve the bourguignon sprinkled with the remaining chopped thyme, and the croutons arranged around the edge.

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NOTES : This traditonal, delicious Bourguignon has the economical but delicious alternative of being made with sausages.

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