Six cheap family meals you can make using simple sausages

SAUSAGES are always favourite family fodder.

With varieties for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, they’re one of the most good-value and versatile foods you can buy.

We have six cheap family meals you can make using simple sausages

We have six cheap family meals you can make using simple sausagesCredit: Getty

Amazing with mash and brilliant with beans, there’s also a host of other ways to serve up a banging banger.

Here’s my top six ways to make your sausages sing.

MAGIC MEATBALLS: Use your sausages to make amazing, easy meatballs.

Morrisons Italian Style Pork Sausages, 400g, £2.75 — or buy two for £5 — will make meatballs an Italian Nona would be proud of.

Squeeze the insides out of the sausages and roll into walnut-size balls. Fry them then add to a tomato sauce and serve with pasta.

CREAMY COMFORT: Pork and apple sausages make a perfect West Country-style creamy dish.

Fry them with onion, then braise them in cider and, finally, add some cream before serving with buttery mash.

Aldi’s Bramley Apple Pork Sausages, 400g, £2.39, make a sizzling start.

FAMILY FAVOURITE: Sausage casserole is the perfect winter warmer for this time of year.

Use your choice of sausages and add leftover vegetables, a can of pulses and Asda’s Sausage Casserole Mix, 30p, for an instant family favourite.

CHRISTMAS CRACKER: Cooking up sausage rolls? Make short work of it with the recipe at Morrisons.com.

All you need along with sausages is a pack of ready rolls Jus Rol puff pastry, £1.25, and a jar of Market Street Deli Caramelised Onion Chutney, £1.25, both Morrisons, and you’re ready to roll.

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE: Spice up a Mexican or Spanish-style dish with spicy sausages.

Asda’s Triple Chilli Sausages, 400g, £2.95 or two for £5, can be served with nachos, salsa and guacamole for a new twist on a family favourite.

PARTY PIECE: Turn the humble banger into a humdinger of a party dish using the cocktails sausages recipe at Nigella.com.

The queen of Christmas food uses sesame oil, soy sauce and honey to create a sweet savoury dish that’s impossible to resist.

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