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A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...

Hutsepot

Course Main Course
Cuisine Belgian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories per serving 648 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅓ lbs floury potatoes (600 g), peeled and chopped
  • 7 oz fresh carrot (200 g)
  • 7 oz yellow turnips (200 g)
  • 9 oz Brussels sprouts (250 g)
  • 7 oz salted bacon (200 g), diced
  • 4 fresh sausages
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 ½ cups chicken stock (600 ml)
  • 1 tbsp strong mustard
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Add the diced bacon and butter to a large casserole.
  2. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  3. Place it over medium-high heat until hot. Fry the bacon for 4 minutes. Then add the chopped potatoes, bay leaves and thyme.

  4. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  5. Stir well. Peel and chop the onion and garlic. Add both to the pan.

  6. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  7. Stir again. Then add the chicken stock.

  8. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  9. Cook the potatoes for 5 minutes. In the meantime peel and trim the Brussel sprouts, carrots and turnips. Slice the sprouts in half. Chop the carrots and turnips into bite-size pieces. Then add these vegetables to the potatoes and bacon. Add the mustard and season with pepper and salt.

  10. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  11. Stir all the ingredients well and then cover pan. Cook the hochepot for 40 minutes until all the vegetables are cooked through. Stir regularly. Add extra water if necessary. In the meantime bake the sausages in a little oil until cooked through.

  12. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  13. The hochepot is ready when the potatoes start to fall apart and turn it into a mushy vegetable stew. Then check the seasoning and add extra pepper, salt or mustard to taste.

  14. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...
  15. Scoop the hutsepot onto plates and top with the sausage. Serve hot.

  16. A savory hutsepot recipe, a Flemish vegetable stew with smashed potatoes, carrots, bacon, Brussels sprouts and turnips! And a sizzling baked sausage...