Braised Sausages


Preparation15 minutes
Cook time1 hours 0 minutes
ServingsServes 6


  • 1-1/2 pounds of Mild Pork Sausage, cut each sausage in half
  • 1 Leek or a Few Small Baby Leeks, washed and chopped into small pieces
  • 1 Carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 Stalk of Celery, diced
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic, chopped
  • 1 28oz can of Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 Sprig of Rosemary
  • 1 Sprig of Thyme
  • 1/2 cup of Red Wine
  • A few leaves of Fresh Basil
  • 3 Tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


    1) In a large pot add the olive oil and preheat it over medium high heat, add the sausages and cook them until they turn golden brown on all sides, remove to a plate.

    2) Add the leeks, carrots, celery and garlic, season lightly with salt and pepper and cook them for about 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown.

    3) Add the wine and cook it for about 1 minute. Add the crushed tomatoes, thyme and rosemary and bring to boil, add the sausages back in, turn the heat down to medium low, partially cover the pot with a lid and cook the sauce for about 1 hour.

    4) Remove the lid, turn the heat up to medium high, season the sauce with salt and pepper, add the basil and serve!

    5) Serve the sausages over polenta and enjoy!