Food Recipes Sausage With Smashed Potatoes and Cornichons 4.6 (163) 5 Reviews By Kate Merker Updated on August 29, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Mix the roughly mashed potatoes with onions, mustard, parsley, and chopped cornichons—tiny, tart pickles—to add vibrant flavor and texture. Get the recipe:Sausages With Smashed Potatoes and Cornichons. Photo: Quentin Bacon Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ pounds small red potatoes (about 18), halved kosher salt and black pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 8 Italian sausage links (about 1 1/2 pounds total) ½ cup cornichons, chopped, plus 3 tablespoons of the brine 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ½ small sweet onion (such as Vidalia or Walla Walla), chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Directions Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and add enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Add 2 teaspoons salt. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, 15 to 18 minutes. Drain. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausages to the skillet and cook, turning occasionally, until browned and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. In a large bowl, whisk together the cornichon brine, mustard, remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add the potatoes, cornichons, onion, and parsley to the bowl and mix, mashing gently. Cut the sausages into large pieces and serve with the potatoes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 688 Calories 47g Fat 37g Carbs 29g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 688 % Daily Value * Total Fat 47g 60% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 76mg 25% Sodium 2111mg 92% Total Carbohydrate 37g 13% Total Sugars 6g Protein 29g Calcium 59mg 5% Iron 4mg 22% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.