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Cranberry and sausage stuffing balls with bacon recipe

Cranberry and sausage stuffing balls with bacon recipe

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  • Serves 16
  • 50 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 182 calories / serving


  • 1 x 454g pack pork sausages
  • bunch spring onions, finely chopped
  • 75g (3oz) dried cranberries
  • handful fresh rosemary, chopped, plus sprigs for wrapping
  • 150g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 16 rashers streaky bacon
If you don't have any spring onions, try using white onions or leeks and adjust the amount accordingly

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    11g 16%
  • Saturates

    4g 18%
  • Sugars

    4g 5%
  • Salt

    1.3g 22%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 11g Protein 9.3g Fibre 0.6g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200ºC, fan 180ºC. Remove the skins from the sausages and put the sausage meat in a large bowl with all the other ingredients except the streaky bacon.
  2. Season and, using your hands, work it all together until well mixed and evenly distributed.
  3. Form the mixture into 16 short sausage shapes and wrap each one, with a sprig of rosemary, in a piece of streaky bacon. Place on a baking sheet and cook for 30 minutes with the other vegetables while the turkey is resting.

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