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Dukan Sausage Casserole Recipe

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Here in Australia we are able to buy kangaroo sausages (from Woolworths). Kangaroo is an extremely lean meat! It is rather strange eating our Coat of Arms though!

If you do not live in Australia, you may be able to organise with your butcher to make some extra lean sausages for you as Charlotte (in Scotland) does.

Dukan Sausage Casserole Recipe

Makes 4 decent Serves

Suitable for Cruise PV

1 tray of 5 Kangaroo Sausages (they are a little larger than normal ones)
4 pieces of Rindless Bacon, diced…the good part only (this ingredient is optional)
1 Brown Onions, thinly sliced
1 large Red Capsicum, diced
4 cloves of Garlic, crushed
1 tin Salt Reduced Tomatoes
2 Fresh Tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup Beef Stock
Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
2 tsp Dried Thyme or 2 tbsp Fresh Thyme
1 sachet Tomato Paste (2 tbsp)
1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce or 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
2 tsp Sweetener
2 tbsp Corn Flour – mixed with a little water before adding to casserole

1. Lightly spray a heavy bottomed pan with Olive Oil, wipe excess away. Fry Sausages until they are cooked through. Remove them from the pan and cut them thickly.

2. In the same pan fry the Bacon, Onion, Capsicum, and Garlic until the Onion becomes translucent.

3. Return the cut Sausages to the pan and also add the Tinned and Fresh Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, Beef Stock, Pepper Worcestershire Sauce, Sweetener and Dried Thyme (if using).

4. Allow to simmer on low for 10-15 minutes. Towards the end, add the Fresh Thyme (if using).

5. Pour the cornflour/water over the top. Continually stir until the casserole has thickened.

Enjoy!

Lauren.

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Bacon and Vegetable Quiche Recipe

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I had the most gorgeous photos of making this quiche, and I just accidentally deleted them all! I’m shattered 😦 When the computer says ‘are you sure you want to do this. this will delete your items forever’ please pay attention (this is the part where i did not 😛 )

Anyway, I thought I couldn’t deprive you all of the recipe for the yummy quiche I made the other night for dinner, so here it is….

Bacon and Vegetable Quiche

Serves 4

Suitable for Cruise PV

4 small rashes Rindless Bacon, all fat removed, finely diced

2 small Zucchini, grated

1 small Red Capsicum, finely diced

12 Cherry Tomatoes, halved

6 Mushrooms, finely diced

1/2 Onion, finely diced

4 Eggs

4 tbsp Oat Bran

1/2 cup Skim Milk

1/2 cup Cottage Cheese

Freshly Cracked Black Pepper

1 BabyBel Light Cheese, grated (optional)

Olive Oil Spray

1. Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2. Chop all of the Bacon, Capsicum, Mushroom and Onions.

3. Spray a medium frypan, with Olive Oil. Using paper towel, wipe the excess away. Fry the Bacon for a little while until it starts to crisp up. Set aside.

4. In the same frypan add the Onions, Mushrooms and Red Capsicum. Saute for a little while until the Vegetables become soft.

5. In a large mixing bowl, combine the Eggs, Oat Bran, Skim Milk, Cottage Cheese and Black Pepper. Whisk until combined.

6. Add the cooked Bacon and Vegetables, add the grated Zucchini and chopped Cherry Tomatoes, stir until combined.

7. Lightly spray an oven dish with Olive Oil, wipe excess away with paper towel.

8. Pour the mixture into the dish. Sprinkle the grated BabyBel over the top.

9. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes. If your quiche appears to be getting too brown, cover it with foil during cooking.

Enjoy!

A couple of notes on the quiche:

  • Mine turned out a little watery after being reheated, I think this was due to the Zucchini and Tomatoes. Other recipes suggest you try to extract water from grated zucchini by wringing it in a tea towel. I mixed my Tomatoes through, however you could strategically place them cut side up on top of the quiche to make a pattern, and they would come out a little bit roasted.
  • I included the BabyBel (because I was excited I finally found it). However in the end you couldn’t even taste it, so I would suggest if you were wanting to do the best for your diet you would leave it out.
  • You could use any type of meat in this quiche, such as cooked Chicken, Ham, Tuna, or you could leave it out all together if you felt like it.
  • You could use any combination of vegetables to make this quiche, whatever you fancy, or whatever’s in the fridge. Just have a think about which vegetables could do with a little cook before you put them in the mixture.
  • You could easily make this in muffin tins (spray and wipe first), to have for lunch or as snacks. Just reduce the cooking time 🙂

EDIT: I got a lovely reminder to put garlic in to this recipe. Crush it, finely chop it, and add it  to the onions and other vegetables in the frypan. How could I forget?!?

I would love to hear about your versions of this quiche with your favourite meat/vegetable combinations, so please leave a message in the comments section…we will all love you! xoxo

L.