Bangers in Blankets

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Looking for Plant-based Christmas dishes? The BOSH! Bangers in blankets needs to be on your dinner table this year! Before we were vegan we loved pigs in blankets with our roast dinner, especially at Christmas, and If you have been missing them too... you don't have to anymore! Our Vegan friendly 'pigs in blankets' is the ultimate veggie side dish for Christmas dinner. But how to enjoy these festive faves without eating meat? You simply choose your favourite plant-based sausage (we used Beyond Sausage, but any will do!) and wrap them in this delicious aubergine "bacon" Even the meatiest-meat-eater at the table will love 'em!

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For the bangers in blankets

<item-todo-done>6 plant-based sausages - defrosted <item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 medium aubergine<item-todo-done>

For the marinade

<item-todo-done>1 ½ tbsp maple syrup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 ½ tsp smoked paprika<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>60ml olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp smoked salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp pepper<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 190°C l Baking tray lined with parchment l Microwavable plate l Mixing bowl l At least 12 cocktail sticks

Make the marinade

  • Pour all the ingredients for the marinade into a bowl and mix with a fork until the salt has dissolved

Prepare the blankets

  • Peel and trim your aubergine, then cut it lengthwise into quarters
  • Cut each quarter into thin slices (roughly 1/8 inch thick as you'll need 12 thin slices)
  • Save any leftovers for a different recipe (like our Big Breakfast Bagel)
  • Toss in the smoky oil and marinate for 5 minutes

Prepare the bangers

  • Cut all the sausages in half across the middle
  • Trim the cut edges to match the round ends
  • Tightly wrap the sausages in the marinated aubergine, securing them with toothpicks
  • Lay them on the lined sheet pan
  • If you want to make the 'bacon' ahead of time and get them all wrapped up the day before, then go for it

Cook the bangers

  • Put the pan in the oven and bake for 10 minutes
  • Baste the sausages with the juices in the pan and cook for another 5 minutes
  • Baste again and cook for another 10 minutes
  • Baste once more and cook for another 5 minutes
  • Turn up the heat and given them a final blast of 5 minutes
  • Take out the oven and serve immediately

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