Sausage and Leek Casserole with Chive Mash

There is nothing like a bit of comfort food to keep you warm and satisfied when the weather is cold.

This Sausage and Leek Casserole with Chive Mash does just the job!

Serves 4

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 30 minutes

Cost £6 (for four)


3 tbsp olive oil

8 pork sausages

1 Spanish onion sliced

200g sliced leeks

4 cloves garlic sliced

2 sticks celery sliced

Small bunch of sage leaves, picked

200ml white wine

400ml passata

400ml chicken stock

2 bay leaves

Salt and cracked black pepper

Small bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped

For the mash…

800g potatoes peeled and cut into 4

100g butter

300ml full fat milk

Salt and cracked white pepper

1 bunch of chives finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC / 350ºF
  2. Fry the sausages in a casserole dish until golden brown, remove with a slotted spoon. You may need to do this in two batches
  3. Add the onions, leeks, garlic, celery and sage and cook until the mix starts to brown slightly
  4. Add the wine, stock, passata and bay leaves and then season with salt and pepper
  5. Add the sausages back in
  6. Put the lid on and cook in the oven for 20 minutes
  7. Meanwhile, place your potatoes in a medium sized pan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Simmer gently until cooked. About 20 minutes
  8. Once cooked, drain and mash the potatoes and add the butter and milk. Stir over a low heat until the butter has melted and the mash is piping hot. Season and add the chives. Set aside
  9. Remove the casserole from oven, stir in chopped parsley and serve with the mash


Recipe by:  British Leeks

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