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Sausage spiral with grilled capsicum and whipped white beans



Sausage spiral with grilled capsicum andwhippedwhitebeans


Sausage spiral with grilled capsicum andwhippedwhitebeans

1.Make whipped white beans. Place beans, ricotta, mustard, garlic, oil, lemon juice and parsley in a food processor. Process ingredients until smooth; season to taste. Spoon into a bowl; set aside.
2.Preheat a barbecue grill and flat plate to medium-high heat.
3.Cook capsicums on heated flat plate, turning occasionally, for 15 minutes or until skin blisters and blackens; cool. Peel away skin, remove seeds; cut flesh into strips.
4.Coil sausage length into one large spiral; push two metal skewers, at right angles, through the centre of the spiral to secure. Cook sausage spiral on heated barbecue for 10 minutes each side or until cooked through.
5.Meanwhile, combine oil, vinegar and sugar in a medium bowl. Add capsicum, fennel and onion, then season; toss to combine. Cook capsicum mixture on heated barbecue flat plate, stirring mixture occasionally, for 10 minutes or until soft.
6.Serve sausage spiral topped with capsicum mixture, accompanied with whipped beans.

Ask the butcher for a 2-metre (6½-foot) length of unlinked sausages. Alternatively, you can unlink a length of sausages and use short lengths together to form the spiral. If your barbecue doesn’t include a flat plate, cook the capsicum mixture in a heavy-based frying pan on the barbecue.


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