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Sage and onion stuffing

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 45 mins plus cooling time

Easy

Makes 12 balls (serves 4)

Complete a roast dinner with sage and onion stuffing. Make it even easier by packing the mixture into a small baking dish instead of rolling into balls

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (3 balls)

  • kcal214
  • fat8g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs26g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
    Onion

    Onion

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

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1½ tbsp dried or fresh sage, finely chopped
    Sage

    Sage

    sa-age

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

  • 180g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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

Method

  1. Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan. Fry the onion, bay and a pinch of salt gently for 15 mins over a low heat until the onions are softened and translucent. Add the garlic and sage and fry for 1 min. Leave to cool for 10 mins.  

  2. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Stir the breadcrumbs and beaten egg through the onion mixture. Season to taste. Divide into 12 balls, weighing for accuracy, if you like. Bake on a flat baking sheet lined with parchment for 25-30 mins or until golden brown. Serve as part of a roast dinner. 

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