Sausage & Maple Swede Traybake

Forget boring bangers and mash, this seasonal traybake with roasted red onions, apples and swede is much more colourful, and just as easy to prepare

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 45 mins – 1 hr

Easily serves 4

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ small pack thyme, leaves picked
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 large swede(about 900g/2lb), peeled and cut into 3cm/1¼in chunks
  • 2 red onions, cut into wedges
  • 8 pork sausages (veggie or vegan sausages could be used instead)
  • 3 sharp eating apples, such as Granny Smith or Pink Lady, cut into wedges and cored
  • cooked broccoli, to serve
  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.
  2. Mix the oil, maple syrup, thyme, cumin and red wine vinegar together with seasoning.
  3. Toss the swede and onions in the maple mix, then spread out in a large roasting tin and roast in the oven for 15 mins.
  4. Add the sausages and apple wedges, and cook for 30-45 mins more, stirring halfway through, until the vegetables are soft and caramelised, and the sausages are cooked through.
  5. Serve with broccoli.