The trimmings might just be the best part of any roast and a good stuffing is not to be missed. Try this seasonal variation for a festive treat.
November 16, 2023
Chestnut and Bacon Stuffing Balls
This festive stuffing recipe includes seasonal chestnuts and bacon and works well with all roast meats.
1 organic onion, finely diced
6 rashers of organic streaky bacon, chopped
200g cooked chestnuts, chopped
450g organic pork sausage meat
1 organic egg, beaten
Handful fresh white breadcrumbs
Handful chopped winter herbs; sage, rosemary and thyme
Sea salt & cracked black pepper
Gently fry the chopped onions and bacon in a knob of butter until the onions are soft and translucent and the bacon is cooked. Set aside to cool.
Mix the remaining ingredients with the cooled onion and bacon in a bowl. Season and scrunch the mixture with your hands until well combined.
Using damp hands, roll the stuffing mixture into approximately 24 stuffing balls.
Cook at 180C / 160C fan in a roasting dish for 25 minutes
Suitable for home freezing. Freeze raw. Defrost overnight in the fridge and roast alongside your favourite meat centrepiece.