- In a large saucepan, gently brown sausages in olive oil. Add maple syrup and caramelize about 2 minutes over medium heat.
- Add onion, mushrooms, peppers, garlic, salt and pepper, then sauté 2 minutes. Pour in red wine (or stock), and tomatoes; cover and simmer 45 minutes.
- Add basil and continue cooking 5 minutes.
- Serve with rice or couscous.