Bacon & citrus crumb stuffing

Bacon & citrus crumb stuffing

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 45 mins


Serves 8
Add a citrus zing to your Christmas turkey this year with this easy stuffing recipe

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable


  • kcal298
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs50g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein12g
  • salt1.7g
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  • 400g cubetti di pancetta, bacon lardons or chopped bacon



    Pancetta is Italian cured pork belly - the equivalent of streaky bacon. It has a deep, strong,…

  • 6 onions, chopped



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

  • 2 x 15g packs flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp thyme leaves
  • 600g breadcrumbs
  • zest 1 orange



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • zest 2 lemons



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 2 tsp ground mace
  • 2 eggs



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil or olive oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…


  1. Dry-fry the lardons until crisp in a non-stick frying pan, then lift out with a slotted spoon and tip in the onions. Gently cook for 15-20 mins until really soft. Tip into a bowl with the lardons, herbs, breadcrumbs, zests, mace, eggs and plenty of seasoning, then mix well.

  2. Set aside about 450g of the stuffing for your turkey, then roll the rest to the size of golf balls. When the turkey comes out of the oven, roll the stuffing balls in the oil in a small roasting tin, then roast underneath the veg at 220C/200C fan/ gas 7, for 20 mins until golden and crisp.

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