Italian Bangers & Mash

Italian Bangers & Mash

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Prep Time

35 min



Use within

5-6 days

Sausages and mash are as quintessentially British as you can get. We've taken this version into Italian territory with a sophisticated tomato and olive relish and Mediterranean inspired olive oil and garlic mash. All served with a side of garlic buttered kale - la dolce vita!

Prep Time

35 min



Use within

5-6 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
30g pitted black olives
2 garlic cloves
1 tbsp Henderon's relish
1 red onion
2 tbsp rich tomato paste †
6 cumberlands
6 Cumberland sausages †
125g cherry tomatoes
80g shredded kale
1 tsp dried oregano
300g potatoes
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 30g pitted black olives
  • garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp Henderson's Relish
  • red onion
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste<span class="strong">†</span>
  • Cumberland sausages<span class="strong">†</span>
  • cherry tomatoes
  • shredded kale
  • dried oregano
  • potatoes
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 479 kJ
115 kcal
2618 kJ
626 kcal
of which saturates
6.3 g
2 g
34.2 g
11.1 g
of which sugars
9.9 g
2.2 g
54.1 g
12.3 g
Fibre 0.6 g 3.5 g
Protein 5 g 27.1 g
Salt 0.36 g 1.98 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
30g pitted black olives
black olivers, water, salt, ferrous gluconate
garlic clove
1 tbsp Henderson's Relish
water, spirit vinegar, sugar, colour-caramel, syrup, salt, tamarinds, acetic acid, cayenne pepper, cloves, saccharin, galic oil, tragacanth & isopropyl alcohol
red onion
2 tbsp tomato paste
Cumberland sausages
80vl pork shoulder, 50vl pork belly, water, rusk (WHEAT flour, salt), seasoning (salt, WHEAT, flour, spices, herbs, preservative (e221 SULPHITE), diphosphate (e450), yeast extract, antioxidant (e300), sugar), natural hog casing
cherry tomatoes
shredded kale
dried oregano
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sulphites, wheat-gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Italian Bangers & Mash

Preheat the oven to 230°C/ 210°C (fan)/ 450°F/ Gas 8

Add the sausages to a lightly oiled baking tray

Place the tray in the oven for 25-30 min or until cooked through and golden brown

Meanwhile, peel and finely slice the red onions

2 Italian Bangers & Mash

Heat a large, wide-based pan with 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] olive oil over a high heat

Once hot, add the sliced onions with a large pinch of both sugar and salt

Cook for 3 min, then reduce the heat to low and cook for a further 8-10 min or until softened and caramelised

3 Italian Bangers & Mash

Meanwhile, boil a kettle

Cut the potatoes (skins on) into large bite-size pieces

Peel and roughly chop the garlic


4 Italian Bangers & Mash

Add the chopped potatoes and half the garlic to a pot of boiled salted water over a high heat

Boil for 10-15 min or until fork-tender

Once cooked, drain and return to the pot

5 Italian Bangers & Mash

Meanwhile, chop the black olives coarsely

Once the onions have softened and caramelised, add the chopped cherry tomatoestomato paste, Henderson's relish and 200ml [400ml] boiled water

Cook, covered for a further 10-15 min or until the tomatoes have started to break down and it resembles a relish

Once thickened add the chopped black olives 

6 Italian Bangers & Mash

Melt 15g [30g] butter in a separate wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a matching lid over a medium-high heat

Add the shredded kale and remaining garlic and cook for 1 min

Add 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] cold water, cover with a lid and cook for 3-4 min or until tender

Season with salt and pepper and keep covered until serving 

7 Italian Bangers & Mash

Return the drained potatoes to a low heat and add 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper

Mash thoroughly until smooth 

Tip: if it's looking a little dry add a drizzle more olive oil!


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