Sage, Bacon and Onion Stuffing Balls

Makes 20 Stuffing Balls
Prep Time 5 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb Pork sausage meat
  • 225g/8oz Smoked bacon lardons (chopped bacon bits to you and me)
  • 1 Large onion finely chopped
  • 50g/2oz approx Butter
  • Olive oil
  • 170g/6oz Sage and Onion Stuffing mixture (shop bought)
  • 1 Large free range egg
  • stuffing-balls

Method

  • Put the chopped onion in a saucepan, add approx 470ml/1pint cold water
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes
  • Make the stuffing mix according to the packet, using the onions and water as the liquid
  • Add a beaten egg
  • Add more boiling water as needed, until it’s a thick mixture
  • Meanwhile fry the bacon until crispy
  • Add bacon to stuffing mixture and stir thoroughly
  • You can leave to cool at this stage
  • When your ready to make the balls, add the pork stuffing
  • Mix well with your hands until thoroughly incorporated
  • Mould into small ball shapes
  • Drizzle a little olive oil onto the baking tray
  • Carefully lay the balls onto a baking tray
  • Add a knob of butter onto the top of each ball
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes at 375°F/190°C/Gas mark 6 on the top shelf until golden brown

Equipment

  • Non stick baking tray

Shopping List

  • 450g/1lb Pork sausage meat
  • 225g/8oz Smoked bacon lardons
  • 1 Large onion finely chopped
  • 50g/2oz approx Butter
  • Olive oil
  • 170g/6oz Sage and onion Stuffing mixture (shop bought)
  • 1 Large free range egg
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Kim December 24, 2008 at 3:44 pm

I usually do “muffin stuffin” make it in muffin cups. I like this ALOT, and LOVE the addition of BACON!! I wish i would have seen this last night when i made my stuffing in the turkey.. it came out soggy..EWW!
You rock!

Grazing Kate December 18, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Thanks, going to use this recipe on the 25th – needed one with bacon and sage and onion – perfect

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