Sausage with White Beans and Peppers

The Danes are among the world’s largest  meat eating nations in the world and eat an average of 52 kilo/114.4 pounds of  meat pre person a year. Sausages are popular and we eat on the average of 44 grill sausages a person a year. This happens mostly in the sommer months. But, of course, we eat sausages all year around. We have more pigs in Denmark than people and most of our sausages are made with pork. Sausages can be found in most of the world and are lavet with beef, lamb, turkey, duck and pork. Mange of them have flour, fat, spices, salt and pepper. In Germany there can be found around 1600 different types of sausages. I haven’t been able to find any information about how many types we have in Denmark, but apart from a few classic sausages, the Danes making them with new and different spices. This is a quick recipes that can be made in 20 mintues that is inspired by the French Cassoulet. .















Sausage with White Bean and Peppers

Serves 4

1 tbsp. oil

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 tbsp. oil

10 oz./300 grams spicy sausage, cut into thick slices

1 can of white beans

1 cup of tomat juice

1 tsp. basil

1 tsp. oregano

To make, heat oil  in a large skillet over high heat.   Add the garlic and fry 30 seconds, then add the onion and pepper and fry 2 minutes. Take them up, and come sausage  in the skillet and fry 3-4 minutes. Come the vegetables back to the skillet and add beans, juice, basil and oregano. Bring to a boil and cook 2-1 minutes.

Suggested accompaniment:  baguettes

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