Recipe: Vegan Sausage Casserole with Bangers & Borlotti Beans

Vegan Sausage Casserole - Bangers & Borlotti Beans #vegan #plantbased | The Veg Space

20 Min Meals | Vegetarian & VeganConfession time: this recipe was going to be a ‘Bonfire Night’ Bangers ‘n’ Borlotti Bean Stew, posted in the week before 5th November, in time for you to shop for ingredients then enjoy with a backdrop of fireworks.  But life happened, and here it is a couple of weeks late…. oops!  This vegan sausage casserole is perfect for coming home to after a chilly autumn walk.

Vegan sausages, baby carrots and borlotti beans in a thick, tomatoey gravy – this is a speedy 20 minute meal, helped out by one of my favourite ‘cheat’ ingredients, instant gravy granules.  They thicken the sauce, and give it a deep, savoury flavour at the same time – just check they are vegan, (most are).

Bangers & Borlotti Beans | Vegan Stew

Vegan Sausage Casserole

Leaving the sausages whole can create a bit of a portioning problem if you’re serving anything other than 2 or 3 people, so if in doubt, just chop the sausages up into 4 or 5 big chunks before browning, and voilà… no more arguments.

I usually serve this vegan sausage casserole with a baked potato, rice or sweet potato mash, but it is also fab just on its own if you’re watching the carbs or for a speedy lunch.  It keeps well in the fridge for a day or two so you could make up a big batch with leftovers for your lunchbox…. bonus!

Vegan Sausage Casserole - Bangers & Borlotti Beans #vegan #plantbased | The Veg Space

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Vegan Sausage Casserole - Bangers & Borlotti Beans #vegan #plantbased | The Veg Space
Vegan Sausage Casserole: Bangers & Borlotti Bean Stew
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

A comforting vegan sausage stew with baby carrots and borlotti beans in a rich, tomato-ey gravy.

Course: Main
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 443 kcal
  • 2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil
  • 6 vegan sausages
  • 1 red onion
  • 8 baby carrots (eg. chantenay)
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic purée / ready-chopped garlic
  • 400 g tin borlotti beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 250 g passata
  • 2 tbsp gravy granules (check they are vegan)
  • handful baby spinach
  1. Heat the oil in a large, lidded casserole dish of frying pan, and fry the sausages on a medium heat until golden brown all over.  Peel and slice the red onion and add to the pan, then trim the baby carrots and slice them lengthways into halves or quarters depending on their size.  Add to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  2. When the onion has softened, add the garlic and smoked paprika to the pan and stir well.  Drain and rinse the borlotti beans and add to the pan, followed by the passata, 250ml water and the gravy granules.  Bring to the boil then reduce to a medium heat and cook for 7-8 minutes until the sauce has thickened and the carrots are just cooked through.  Taste and add a little salt or black pepper if required.

  3. Roughly chop the spinach and stir through the sauce just a minute before the end of cooking time, and serve immediately with a baked potato, rice or mash.

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A rich and filling stew for a chilly autumn evening - vegan sausages with baby carrots and borlotti beans in a thick, tomato-ey gravy. Delicious!

I’m linking this recipe with CookBlogShare hosted this week by EasyPeasyFoodie



  1. Love, love love this – so my kind of thing! What brand of vegan sausages do you you use, or do you make your own? Thanks for linking up to #CookBlogShare. Eb x

    1. These were Cauldron’s new vegan ones which I like, they are not quite as ‘fake meat-y’ as others I’ve tried!

  2. LOVING your blog! Hope you don’t mind if I link you on my sidebar and visit and comment often! Always nice to find fellow veggie bloggers!

  3. Yummy! This recipe looks fantastic! And I love that it’s best when made ahead and reheated.

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