Apple and Marmelade Sausages

These pork sausages in an apple and marmelade gravy makes the ideal weeknight dinner: quick, easy and delicious!

16 pork sausages
3 red onions
3 apples
1 head of garlic
15ml wholegrain mustard
125ml marmelade
200ml apple juice
20ml cornstarch
200ml chicken stock
a handful of sage leaves

Preheat your oven to 180℃.
Pour some vegetable oil into a shallow casserole dish, add the sausages and brown them over a medium heat. Remove the sausages and set aside.
Peel the onions and apples, cut into quarters and remove the cove from the apple. How half each quarter onion and apple.
Keep about 8 apple pieces aside.
Half the head of garlic horizontally and place it cut-side down in the casserole.
Add the onion, apple and mustard and fry for about 4 minutes. Remove and set aside with the sausages.
Add the marmelade and apple juice to the casserole and stir until the marmelade has melted.
Add the cornstarch to a small bowl and add a small amount of the chicken stock to it, while stirring to dissolve.
Pour the cornstarch mixture and the rest of the chicken stock into the casserole and add the rest of the ingredients, except the extra apple pieces, that you have kept aside.
Cover with a lid and place in the oven for 20 minutes.
Remove the lid, stir the dish and cook for another 15 minutes.
Take the casserole from the oven and add the rest of the apple pieces and sage leaves. Stir through.
Serve the marmelade and apple sausages on a creamy mashed potato or steamed couscous.

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