Ostrich sausages with tomato and lentils

Ostrich sausages with tomato and lentils recipe

Fun idea! Try these ostrich sausages with tomato and lentils on the braai instead of boerewors. It’s a fun twist on a South African braai-favourite.

Ostrich sausages with tomato and lentils

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 15ml olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery stick, sliced
  • 500g ostrich sausages
  • 100ml good-quality beef stock
  • 1 x 400g tin whole peeled tomatoes
  • 15ml tomato paste
  • 1 x 400g tin lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red pepper, roasted, peeled and sliced into strips
  • 1 yellow pepper, roasted, peeled and sliced into strips
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

1

Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat and sauté the garlic, onion, carrot and celery. Allow to cook for 3 minutes then add the sausages and brown on both sides.

2

Add the stock, tomatoes and tomato paste, and allow to simmer over a gentle heat for 10 minutes.

3

Add the lentils, peppers and bay leaves, and simmer for a further 5 minutes until heated through. Season.

4

Serve warmed through with crusty bread.

 

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