Cowboy pie

The ultimate comfort food – sausages, mashed potatoes and baked beans, but with a cowboy twist! This is a hit with children and adults and if you serve it with lots of green veg it packs loads of nutrients and fibre.

I’m not saying this is a low energy meal, quite the opposite! But one of Nuush’s sayings is “Enjoy eating anything but not EVERYTHING!” Portion size is key.

Prep time: 15-20 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Servings: 6
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 good quality sausages (can be veggie)
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tins of baked beans
  • 2 teaspoons of ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard
  • Half a teaspoon of sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of tomato purée
  • 5-6 heaped large serving spoons of creamy mashed potato, made with milk and butter (not gonna tell you how to make mash!)
  • Grated strong cheddar for sprinkling – coople of handfuls

Instructions

Cook the sausages until golden brown. I boil mine first then roast in the oven for 20-25 mins, in olive oil, on a moderate heat – about 180º.

To make the cowboy beans, fry the onion and garlic in olive oil until soft, then add the paprika, salt, sugar and mustard and stir to heat through and combine. Now add the baked beans, mustard and tomato purée and give it another good stir. Heat until the beans are hot.

There’s an alternative homemade smoky baked beans recipe here

In a shallow oven dish layer the cooked sausages then the beans, then the creamy mash, and finish with grated cheese.

Bake for 15 mins until the top is golden brown and bubbling.

Serve with steamed Tenderstem broccoli

 

Nutrition Info

Beans are a fantastic source of fibre that feeds the little critters in your large intestine and keeps them happy! This is vital because they then help to repair your gut lining as well as sending happy messages to your brain and acting positively on your immune system, as well as a billion trillion other essential things that keep you healthy.

Find your new natural

Learn how to weave food like this into a joyful healthy diet with our weekly meal plans.

We ride, never worry ’bout the fall. I guess that’s just the cowboy in us all.

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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