Anna's Family Kitchen was inspired by my love of food and desire to feed my family healthy, home cooked wholesome meals that are beautifully presented and appealing but don’t require hours of prep in the kitchen.

Sausage Tray Bake with Fresh Pesto

Sausage Tray Bake with Fresh Pesto. All you need is a pack of sausages and whatever needs using up in the fridge. This is a great midweek meal, a great budget meal, a great crowd pleaser and a great meal to throw together if you’re unorganised or short of time.⠀

Serves: 4

Prep: 5 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Difficulty: easy


8-12 good quality sausages ⠀
2 peppers cubed⠀
2 courgettes roughly chopped⠀
2 red onions cut into wedges⠀
3 garlic cloves bashed⠀
200g cherry tomatoes⠀
300g new potatoes left whole⠀
Fresh Pesto and fresh basil to serve

Fresh Pesto
150g cashew nuts
50g basil leaves picked
70g grated Pecorino or Parmesan
60ml extra virgin olive oil
Juice of a lemon

Put the sausages and potatoes in a roasting tray and drizzle with some olive oil. Roast in a hot oven (200 degrees) for 10 minutes.

Add all the remaining ingredients apart from the pesto and basil and season.

Blitz the pesto ingredients in a processor or bullet.

Return the tray to the oven for 35-40 minutes.⠀

Serve with the pesto and fresh basil leaves.

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