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Bangers and Mash with Onion Gravy
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Bangers and Mash with Onion Gravy, a true British classic that pretty much sums up what comfort food is all about. Enjoyed throughout the year, but even more on Bonfire Night, this recipe is a family-favourite dinner.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: English
Keyword: comfort food
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 741 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 500 g potatoes
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp parmesan (optional)
  • 6 sausages of your choice
  • 3 tbsp oil
For the gravy
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 cup beef stock/broth
  1. To make the mash, boil the potatoes in their skin and add a pinch of salt to the water.
  2. When tender, drain the water, allow them to cool a bit, then peel and mash.
  3. Add the butter, milk and salt and parmesan, mix well and set aside.

  4. To make the onion gravy, peel and cut the onion roughly, add oil and butter to a sauce pan, and heat it up.

  5. Add the onion, salt and sugar, and fry on a low to medium heat until the onion is golden.

  6. Mix in the flour, give it a good stir, then and the stock and whisk well.
  7. Leave to boil until the gravy is thick and the liquid has reduced by a quarter - about 3-4 minutes

  8. To fry the sausages, heat up the 3 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan, add the sausages and fry until golden brown and cooked through.

  9. Arrange the sausages and mash on a plate and serve with the onion gravy.

Recipe Notes

You can use any kind of sausages, pork, turkey, chicken, or even vegetarian or vegan.

Nutrition Facts
Bangers and Mash with Onion Gravy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 741 Calories from Fat 594
% Daily Value*
Fat 66g102%
Saturated Fat 21g105%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Monounsaturated Fat 30g
Cholesterol 127mg42%
Sodium 2444mg102%
Potassium 655mg19%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 191IU4%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.