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Sage and onion stuffing

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • 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

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (3 balls)
NutrientUnit
kcal214
fat8g
saturates3g
carbs26g
sugars5g
fibre3g
protein7g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion , finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 1½ tbsp dried or fresh sage , finely chopped
  • 180g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg , lightly beaten

Method

  • STEP 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.  

  • STEP 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. 

RECIPE TIPS
SERVE IN A BAKING DISH INSTEAD

If you don’t want to make these into balls, simply pack the mixture into a small baking dish and cook for 30 mins or until golden brown. 

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Recipe from April 2020, April 2020

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Rating: 5 out of 5.12 ratings
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