Sausage, sage & onion stuffing

Sausage, sage & onion stuffing

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 40 mins Cook in the turkey or separately for 40 mins

Easy

Serves 8 - 10
The classic Christmas stuffing for the traditionalists among us

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal328
  • fat22g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein16g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 2 onions, sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 small Bramley apple, peeled, cored and diced
    Bramley apples

    Bramley apple

    bram-lee app-el

    A large, flattish cooking apple, green in appearance but sometimes with specks of red. The flesh…

  • 2 x 400g packs meaty Cumberland sausages, removed from their skins
  • handful sage, leaves chopped, plus extra for topping
    Sage

    Sage

    sa-age

    Popular in both Italian and British cookery, sage has long, grey-green leaves with a slightly…

  • 140g granary breadcrumb

Method

  1. Fry the onion in the butter for 5 mins, then add the apple and cook briefly. Cool, then mix with remaining ingredients and seasoning.

  2. Use to stuff the neck end of the bird, then roll any leftovers into balls. Or, pack the whole mixture into a 1kg loaf tin and top with extra sage leaves. Bake with turkey for 30-40 mins. Drain off any fat and serve sliced.

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paulafletcher
4th Jun, 2012
This is so simple to make, a very tasty recipe
nickismithy
7th Mar, 2012
4.05
This is delicious but I took I cooked it in the goose for flavour but then took it out of the cavity and cooked for an extra 15 mins or so to get a nice crispy top!
lizzafezza
26th Feb, 2012
4.05
Made this for Christmas day (made ahead and frozen ready to cook on day), was really tasty and would make again.
juderussell
9th Feb, 2012
Made this on Christmas Day 2011 to accompany the turkey. Put about a third in the turkey and the rest into a tin. Turned out great - really nice flavour. Was also really nice cold on Boxing Day with the rest of the leftovers!
rhodes06
10th Jan, 2012
5.05
Found this really easy and greatly satisying. I added extra sage and grated the apple. Enjoyed by all the family.
Zefer
1st Jan, 2012
5.05
easy and plentiful quantities, lovely in bubble & squeak!
Zefer
1st Jan, 2012
5.05
easy and plentiful quantities, lovely in bubble & squeak!
choccie_123
26th Dec, 2011
5.05
Made this a week before christmas, and froze it . I froze it before cooking and had no problems, It was delicious, and all my guests agreed.
atkinst
22nd Dec, 2011
5.05
Made this ready for Christmas day. Put it in the freezer ready for the big day :-) However, made a small burger with a bit that was left over, and it tastes fantastic. I added twice the amount of apple and sage as I like both flavours, and it worked really well. Highly recommend.
sherrysophia
27th Nov, 2011
5.05
I used this recipe for the first time last Christmas using beautiful Norfolk sausage meat and I grated the apples - it went down such a storm in our house that I'll definitely be making it again this year!

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