Sausage and Apple Cobbler

Serves 4, 1 hour 15 minutes cooking

Our one pot sausage and apple cobbler recipe is ideal for a warming family dinner and is a simple and tasty alternative to a traditional Roast Dinner.


  • 450g British pork sausages
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 1 leek
  • 1 onion
  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 litre apple juice
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 100g self-raising flour (plus extra for coating the veg)
  • 25g butter
  • Splash or two of milk
  • Salt and pepper to season


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4.
  2. Grill the pork sausages until browned. Place in a casserole dish.
  3. Peel and slice the cored apples, carrots and onion, and chop the leek and celery. Toss the veg in a little self-raising flour until coated then add to the sausages. Make 250ml vegetable stock, using 1 stock cube, and stir in ? litre apple juice. Pour the stock over the sausages and veg, then bake for 45 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, make the cobbler topping by rubbing the butter into the self-raising flour with a sprinkling of salt, until it resembles breadcrumbs. Add a little milk until the mixture forms a soft dough. Shape into small, slightly squashed balls.
  5. Once the casserole has baked for 45 minutes, take out of the oven and top with the balls. Bake for a further 30 minutes and serve immediately.

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