This easy sausage, pork belly and bacon casserole brings three cuts of pork meat together to make one mouth-watering casserole. This sausage casserole has a thick, rich stock bursting with flavour thanks to the meat, onion and paprika, giving it a hint of spice too. This dish is ideal for cold winters days as it'll warm you through. The perfect alternative to your Sunday roast, serve this casserole with new potatoes and soft greens - the whole family is seriously going to love tucking into this dish.
- 2tbsp sunflower oil
- 6 herby/garlic chorizo-style sausages
- 6 chunky pieces pork belly, approximately 1kg (2¼lb)
- 200g (7oz) smoked streaky bacon, chopped
- 1 large onion, peeled and cut into thin wedges
- 4 sticks celery, sliced
- 1 level tsp paprika
- 400g can chopped tomatoes
- 410g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
- 200ml (7fl oz) hot ham or pork stock
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Set the oven to gas mark 4 or 180°C.
- Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the sausages. Cook them over a medium heat for about 5-7 mins, turning them regularly until they have browned. Transfer the sausages to a casserole dish.
- In a frying pan, cook the pork belly for about 5-7 mins, turning it occasionally until it's browned on all surfaces and then add it to the casserole dish.
- Add the bacon, onion and celery to the frying pan and cook for about 5 mins, turning mixture occasionally until the bacon starts to brown and the onion and celery have softened. Sprinkle the paprika over and cook for a further minute, then transfer mixture to the casserole dish.
- Add the tomatoes, beans and stock to dish and season. Stir the contents of casserole gently to mix them, then cover the dish.
- Place the casserole dish in the centre of the oven and cook for 1½-2 hrs, or until the pork is tender. Remove from the oven and serve immediately, with mashed potato to soak up all the juices, if you like.
Top Tip for making Sausage, pork belly and bacon casserole
Any speciality pork sausages will work well in this recipe, including pork and apple or Lincolnshire. I used chorizo-style sausages that I bought from a local market.To freezeLeave the casserole to cool, then pack it into a suitable container and freeze. Use within 1 month. Allow it to defrost before reheating.
Read our tried and tested reviews of the best slow cookers.
Parenting advice, hot topics, best buys and family finance tips delivered straight to your inbox.
Trusted, informative, and empathetic – GoodTo is the ultimate online destination for mums. Established in 2007, our 15-year-strong archive of content includes more than 18,000 articles, 1,500 how-to videos, and 7,000 recipes.
Sausage casserole recipe
This easy sausage casserole recipe combines cannellini beans, plum tomatoes, and potatoes into one hearty dinner...
By Jessica Dady Last updated
Sausage and bean stew
Our sausage and bean stew is a fail-safe family recipe. It's basically baked beans and sausages, but it's so good you'll never want to eat them out of a tin again.
By Jessica Dady Published
Beans and sausage bake
This beans and sausage bake is packed with chunky potatoes, flageolet and kidney beans in a rich, tomato sauce. A perfect sausage supper.
By Octavia Lillywhite Published
Gingerbread cuckoo clock
A festive project that doubles as a decoration with the ultimate wow factor!
By Rose Fooks Published
Air fryer French toast bites
If you like French toast, you're going to love these air fryer French toast bites - the perfect weekend treat...
By Nathan Anthony Published
Air fryer fish tacos
Say hello to these mouthwatering air fryer fish tacos ready and on the table in just 20 minutes...
By Nathan Anthony Published