My favourite sausage dinner (adapted from Delicious Magazine)

This is a really nice way to eat aubergine as it goes super soft and creamy, so no nasty squeaky bits. Plus only needs a frying pan and a baking sheet to prepare. We have it between 2 with some broccoli on the side, but it’s meant to serve 4, so you only get half an aubergine and 1 sausage each. A green salad and the garlic bread as they suggest might work. I don’t add the breadcrumbs at the end, but use parmesan or a little mature cheddar instead.

MUST USE DECENT SAUSAGE!!! I get the Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference 70% pork in the 10 packs when they’re on special and split them up to freeze. You only need 4 sausages so does work out quite economical. I’ve been known to bung the rest of the pack of sausages on the baking tray too cook while this is roasting so I have cooked sausage in the fridge for frittatas etc. This week I used my own chorizo-style kofta sausages (from WellFed2) as they’ve been in the freezer a while. 

Whole thing costs under £4.50 to make 🙂

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Busy day :(

Bit of a late post today as I was disorganised this morning and had to drive to a Customer site. 

No breakie, snacks or packed lunch prepared. Gulp. Managed to survive the drive with a beaker of tea and pick up a rather nice salad and some cooked chicken from Sainsbury’s. 

Forgot to bring my own tea bags too so no caffeine for me for the rest of today – prob just as well; I have been caning it a bit lately.  

Fortunately I did have the foresight to prepare the components for dinner ahead of time – batch of ragu taken out of freezer last night, and thin slices of aubergine chargrilled on the braai Sunday night = Aubergine Parmigiana Bolognaise 🙂