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This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!

Onion Guinness Gravy for Bangers & Mash

Course Main Course
Cuisine English, Irish
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 605 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large or 4 small fresh sausages
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup Guinness (180 ml)
  • ½ cup beef stock (120 ml)
  • 1 tbsp worcester sauce
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. In a non-stick pan add half of the butter. Once melted add ¼ cup (60 ml) of Guinness and the sausages. Season with a pinch of pepper and salt.
  2. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  3. Cover the pan and bring the sausages and beer to a boil over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes and then remove the lid.
  4. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  5. Cook the sausages for another 4 minutes until the liquid is gone. Shake the pan regularly. Then sausages should be brown on all sides.
  6. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  7. Remove the sausages to a plate and cover with some tinfoil to keep them warm. In the same hot warm pan add the remaining butter and sliced onion.
  8. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  9. Place the pan over medium heat and gently bake the onion for 8 to 10 minutes until the onion is brown and soft. Season with a little pepper. Add the beef stock and the rest of the Guinness.
  10. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  11. Let this mixture reduce for a couple of minutes over medium heat. Stir in the cornstarch and the worcester sauce.
  12. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  13. Keep stirring until the onion Guinness gravy starts to thicken a little.
  14. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  15. Check the seasoning and add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Take the pan off the heat and add the cooked sausages again. Put a lid on the pan and let them sit in the warm sauce for another 3 to 4 minutes until the sausages are warmed through.
  16. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!
  17. Transfer the sausages onto plates and drizzle with the onion Guinness gravy. Serve immediately.
  18. This is hands down my husband's favorite comfort food: fried bangers and creamy potato mash topped with a strong onion guinness gravy!