Pigs in Blanket Christmas Casserole

 
Pigs in Blanket Casserole

 

Pigs in Blankets Casserole – just when you thought the festive season couldn’t get any better. Get the whole family involved and make moreish food and warm memories.

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4

PREP TIME

10 mins

COOK TIME

30 mins

                                                  

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 medium carrots (about 100g), cut into thick slices
  • 2 small parsnips (about 80g), peeled, woody cores removed and cut into chunks
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 16 chipolata-sized pigs in blankets or 8 larger ones
  • 39g sachet Colman’s Sausage Casserole Mix
  • 2 tsp wine or cider vinegar
  • 2-3 tbsp cream or crème fraîche (optional)
  • 2 tbsp chopped soft herbs, such as basil or parsley
  • mashed potato or leftover roasties, to serve

 

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METHOD

  • Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Put the carrots, parsnips and onion in a deep baking dish or casserole, and toss in the oil.
  • Season well and roast for 20 mins. Add the pigs in blankets and roast for a further 10-15 mins or until the bacon begins to crisp a little.
  • Reduce the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.
  • Mix the sachet of Colman’s Sausage Casserole Mix with 300ml water in a jug. 
  • Add to the baking dish along with the vinegar. Cook for another 40 mins. 
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed. 
  • Swirl through the cream, if using, and scatter over the chopped herbs. 
  • Serve with mashed potatoes or leftover roasties.

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