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sausage mushroom mustard cider

Sausage and mushrooms in mustard and cider

A deliciously different sausage recipe - Pork sausages and mushrooms cooked in wholegrain mustard, creme fraiche and cider. Perfect served with creamy mashed potatoes and lots of peas.
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 400 g good quality pork sausages - or sausage meat
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 400 ml medium dry cider
  • 175 ml half-fat creme fraiche
  • 200 g mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • Salt and pepper


  • Remove the sausages from their skins and form each sausage into four balls.
  • Slice the onions (2 onions), roughly chop the mushrooms (200g) and finely chop the garlic (2 cloves).
  • Heat the olive oil (1 tbsp) in a large saucepan, add the sausages and cook until they are browned on the outside.
  • Once the sausages have browned, remove them from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the onions and mushrooms to the pan, reduce to a low heat and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook for a further minute.
  • Add the cider (400ml) and bring to the boil. Return the sausages to the pan, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the creme fraiche (175ml) and mustard (2 tbsp) and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • If you're cooking this dish to chill/freeze and reheat later, remove from the heat now. Otherwise, continue to cook for roughly 10 minutes until the sauce has reduced.
  • Serve


These sausages and mushrooms in mustard and cider are suitable for freezing.
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Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 761mg | Potassium: 590mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1.6mg

Any nutritional information provided is the estimated nutritional information per serving. Please refer to my guide to Charlotteā€™s Lively Kitchen nutritional information if you would like to learn more about how this is calculated.

Course: Main Course