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Italian-roasted sausages and potatoes with basil pesto

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook

Method


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. Place the potato, garlic, rosemary and sausages into a roasting tin and drizzle over the oil. Stir until well combined and coated in the oil, then season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Transfer to the oven and roast for 12-15 minutes, until the sausages are cooked through and the potatoes are tender and golden-brow(Turn the mixture halfway through the cooking time to ensure even browning.)

  4. Meanwhile, for the pesto, place all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until a smooth paste is formed.

  5. To serve, spoon the sausages and potato onto a serving plate and drizzle the pesto around the edge of the plate.

Ingredients

For the roasted sausages and potato

  • 1 baking potato, peeled, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, lightly squashed
  • 2 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 2 pork sausages
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the pesto

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Italian-roasted sausages and potatoes with basil pesto

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