Retro Recipe Revival: Sausage and Bean Casserole

Retro Recipe Revival: Sausage and Bean Casserole
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Retro Recipe Revival: Sausage and Bean Casserole

It’s time for another one from the archives, this time from a recipe book that accompanied the Tower Pressure Cooker sold throughout the late-90s. This week’s Retro Recipe Revival sees us bring a hearty, warming dish to your dinner table with this family favourite – it’s Sausage and Bean Casserole.

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Tower 4.5 Litre Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker Total time to table: 50 minutes Total Cost Per Serving:  £2.60p Contains Nuts? No Suitable for Vegetarians? No Serves: 4


  • x 1 tsp olive oil
  • x 8 pork sausages
  • 400g tin baked beans
  • 400g tin butter beans
  • x 2 celery sticks (chopped)
  • x 2 carrots (chopped)
  • x 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 15g thyme
  • 200ml chicken or vegetable stock



  • Add the oil to your pressure cooker, add the sausages and fry on a medium heat until browned all over.
  • Remove the sausages then add the carrots and the celery and fry on a medium heat for around 5 minutes.
  • Return the sausages to the pan, add the rest of the ingredients, then, close the lid and bring up to full pressure. Cook on a medium heat for around 25-30 minutes.


  • Ladle into serving bowls and pair with some warm crusty bread for dipping.
If this recipe or others from the Retro Recipe Revival series have you reaching for the apron and clamouring to get busy in the kitchen then head over to our Pressure Cookers and Food Preparation pages before you do. There’s all manner of useful appliances (in addition to those mentioned here) that can help you make this culinary creation and more!
11 November 2015
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