This easy combination of fall flavours and roasted potatoes is a spectacular side for roasts. The sausages should be bratwurst flavour, beef, pork, or poultry.

10 mins
50 mins


  • Large roasting pan
  • Small bowl
  • Whisk


  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes
  • 3 to 4 shallots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 large crisp Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced with peel on
  • 1 large rutabaga, peeled and cut into one-inch cubes
  • 1 lb bratwurst sausage, poultry, beef, or pork, cut into rounds
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp thyme leaves, crushed
  • (To taste) coarse salt and fresh ground pepper


  • Step 1

    In a large roasting pan, combine whole little potatoes with shallots, apple, rutabaga, and sausage.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl whisk oil, syrup, mustard, and thyme.

  • Step 3

    Pour over vegetables and toss to coat.

  • Step 4

    Place in a 350 °F oven and roast for 30 minutes. Stir and continue roasting until potatoes are browned and soft when pierced with a sharp knife and sausage is cooked through.