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Whether you like a comforting casserole or a classic toad-in-the-hole, nothing beats a banger when you need a quick, filling dinner the whole family can enjoy. At Slimming World, we believe that everyone should be able to enjoy a satisfying sausage supper, without worrying about their weight loss.

That’s why we’re excited to welcome a brand-new product onto the food range block. Made with succulent lean chicken and a delicious blend of herbs and spices, Slimming World Chicken Sausages are here to add some extra sizzle to your slimming journey.

Like all the options in the Slimming World food range (available exclusively at Iceland), these chicken sausages are a godsend when there’s no time to prep. They can go straight from your freezer to the oven, leaving you free to think about what you’re going to serve them with.

The great news is, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to chicken sausage recipes – and we’ve served up two mouth-watering ideas below for you to try. Whether you’re in the mood for a warming stew or our filling lentil tray bake, these delicious dishes are sure to have your hungry family members flocking to the dinner table…

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Slimming World Chicken Sausage recipes

Mediterranean chicken sausage and orzo stew

serves 4
ready in 40 minutes

What you need:

12 Slimming World Chicken Sausages
low-calorie cooking spray
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 chicken stock cubes, crumbled
300g dried orzo (or other small pasta shapes)
3 tbsp tomato purée
juice of 1 lemon
2 tsp dried sage
½ broccoli head, cut into small florets
1 medium courgette, cut into chunks    
6 tomatoes, diced                                
400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
½ small pack fresh parsley, chopped

What you do:

1. Cook the sausages according to the pack instructions.

2. Meanwhile, spray a large non-stick saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and put it over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for about 10 minutes or until browned all over.

3. Stir the stock cubes into 1.2 litres boiling water and add to the saucepan along with the orzo, tomato purée, lemon juice and sage. Cover and cook for 8 minutes, then add the broccoli and courgette and cook for another 5 minutes or until everything is tender.

4. Cut the sausages into chunks and add to the pan with the tomatoes and beans. Simmer for 5 minutes, then stir through the parsley to serve.

MORE ON THE BLOG: We’ve added two new sauces to the Slimming World food range – find them here

Italian chicken sausage and lentil tray bake

serves 4
ready in 1 hour 15 minutes

What you need:

2 red onions, cut into wedges
250g cherry tomatoes
1 medium butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and diced
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
low-calorie cooking spray
12 Slimming World Chicken Sausages
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 chicken stock cube, crumbled
zest of ½ unwaxed lemon and juice of 1
½ tsp dried thyme
400g can chopped tomatoes
2 x 400g cans green lentils, drained and rinsed      
chopped fresh parsley, to serve

What to do:

1. Preheat your oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4.

2. Put the red onion wedges, cherry tomatoes and half of the squash in a large bowl. Stir through the balsamic vinegar and set aside.

3. Spray a large non-stick saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and put it over a medium heat. Add the sausages and cook for about 10 minutes or until browned all over, then transfer to a large casserole dish.

4. Add the garlic and remaining squash to the saucepan and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Stir the stock cube into 300ml boiling water, add to the pan and cook for 8 minutes or until the squash has softened. Add the lemon zest and juice, thyme, canned tomatoes and lentils and simmer for 5 minutes.

5. Pour the lentil mixture into the casserole dish, covering the sausages. Add the balsamic vegetables on top, along with any balsamic vinegar left in the bowl, and cook in the oven for 30 minutes. 

6. Scatter over the parsley and serve hot, with Speed vegetables.

MORE FOR MEMBERS: All your favourite comfort foods are on the menu at Slimming World! Give these feel-good dishes a go – including our Free bangers and mash

MORE ON THE BLOG: Our low-Syn Yorkshire pudding wraps would be delicious with chicken sausages instead of beef! 

Nothing is banned at Slimming World, and you’ll find Food Optimising versions of all your favourite meals on the members-only website and app. When you join your local group, you’ll also receive expert support to help you understand yourself as a slimmer and meet new like-minded friends who’ll inspire you all the way to your dream weight.

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