Dinner / Lunch

Sausage with Hard Cider Sauce.

  • Serving Size:4
  • Total Time:1
  • Difficulty:Beginner


  • 1dried chipotle chile
  • 2Granny Smith apples, halved and cored
  • 1 cuprye bread, torn into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 cuphard cider
  • 1/4 cupapple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp.light brown sugar
  • Salt
  • 4 linksUncle Charley’s Pork Sausage
  • 1 Tbsp.Olive Oil
  • 1 lbbroccoli, cut into 1-in florets
  • 1 Tbsp.Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 Tsp.caraway seeds
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp.unsalted butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. In a bowl, cover the chipotle with hot water and let soften for 30 minutes. Bake the halved apples, cut side down, until tender. Let the apples cool and then scoop the pulp into a food processor. After stemming, seeding, and chopping the chipotle, add it to the food processor and puree.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat, cooking and lightly charring your Uncle Charley’s Pork Sausages.
  3. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil.
  4. In the same skillet, add oil, then broccoli and salt. Cover and cook until browned, then stir in the mustard, caraway, cider sauce, and ½ water. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat. Stir in the butter and more salt.
  5. Serve the sausages with the broccoli and sauce, garnishing with breadcrumbs.