Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Bangers & Mash is a traditional English dish that's simple, cheap and filling. No need to be excluded from enjoying this treat if you're vegetarian -- just try some of the many meat-free sausages available. In England, Quorn sausages are a favourite of mine but the Linda McCartney brand sausages are also good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grill or fry the sausages.
  2. The healthiest way is to grill them in the oven at 350 F or 180 C for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, boil the potatoes until tender.
  4. Drain potatoes and mash with milk, butter, salt and nutmeg until smooth.
  5. For the gravy, heat oil in a frying pan and sauté onions until nicely browned.
  6. Stir in the flour and then the mustard, followed by the wine. A few seconds later add the stock and allow to thicken.
  7. Pile the mash onto a plate, followed by the sausages and lovely spoonfuls of the gravy.


Most Helpful

This made for a tasty, easy family dinner, and I particularly liked the light touch of nutmeg in the mashed potatoes. However, the gravy wasn't as robust as I had hoped; next time I think I will use beef stock instead of chicken, red wine instead of the white I used, and maybe add some chopped mushrooms. I baked the sausages at 350 and they were perfect after 30 minutes. Thanks for posting!

Lennie March 16, 2002

Great recipe! Based on some of the other reviews I used red wine and beef bouillon instead of the chicken. I will also add mushrooms next time (even though that's probably not authentic, I bet it would taste great). I never would have thought to bake/roast the sausages and they came out perfectly.

ebburtis April 02, 2015

I really enjoyed this, though I have never had Bangers and Mash before. My husband said that the potatoes were right, but that the gravy was not--though it was tasty! Thank you for a good dinner and great directions. (Following your directions, everything came together at exactly the same time!)

Dwynnie March 21, 2015

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