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Bangers & Mash with Guinness Onion Gravy

15 mins
45 mins
Portions: 5 servings

Irish O’ Garlic-style sausages and mashed potatoes are served with a Guinness-onion gravy for a traditional comforting meal.  Bangers and mash get its name because sausages tend to burst or “bang” while cooking, due to dried bread being added to the meat.

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Bangers & Mash with Guinness Onion Gravy

Made By The Sausage Chefs

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) JOHNSONVILLE Irish O’ Garlic Sausage
  • GRAVY:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) Guinness Extra Stout beer
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and chunked
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

  1. Cook sausage according to package directions.
  2. Gravy: In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, cook and stir onions in butter for about 20 minutes until caramelized.
  3. Add flour; cook and stir about 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Add the Guinness, beef broth, Dijon, Worcestershire, sugar, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes until thickened; set aside.
  5. Potatoes: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add potatoes; cover. Cook until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork; about 15 minutes.
  6. Drain and mash with potato masher. Add butter and milk; continue to mash until smooth.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. To assemble: Place mashed potatoes on plate; top with sausage and gravy.