Season 4 of Game of Thrones is finally here! This weeks meal is dedicated to our new cast members who hail from Dorne. The land of sand, snakes and fire!
A short man stood in an arched doorway, grilling chunks of snake over a brazier, turning them with wooden tongs as they crisped. The pungent smell of his sauces brought tears to the knight’s eyes. The best snake sauce had a drop of venom in it, he had heard, along with mustard seeds and dragon peppers.
—A Feast for Crows
I do in fact know where to get my hands on some snake meat but no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t convince my hubby to try it. I had to put my thinking cap on and find the next best thing. During my stroll through the grocery store I saw these beautiful coils of Italian sausage (which happened to be on sale) and thought, bingo! I opted for the mild and paired it with sweet peppers because our dinner for three includes a 1 year old, but go ahead and get the spicy and add a jalapeño or ancho pepper to the mix if you’re having a theme party.
Ok, so technically this isn’t a true ‘from scratch’ recipe unless you make the sausage yourself (which is on my bucket list by the way). It’s an “Oh my God so easy” comfort food for when you just don’t feel like spending a ton of time in the kitchen. Great served with good ol’ crusty bread or on a bed of pasta. If you’ve got any leftovers, throw them on a hoagie bun with some mustard. Delish!
1 coil of italian sausage
2 small onions, halved and sliced
4 various colours of peppers, sliced into strips
1 Tbsp oregano
Salt and pepper
1. Heat your oven to 375 F.
2. In a large casserole dish, toss the onions and peppers with the olive oil and oregano. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Lay your sausage coil on top of the veggie bed.
4. Bake it in the oven for 1 hour, turning the sausage coil halfway through.
5. That is all.