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Herb and onion stuffing recipe

Herb and onion stuffing recipe

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It might sound simple, but it's a classic for a reason..this stuffing can be made up to 48 hours ahead of serving, keep chilled until you're ready to bake to make Christmas Day a little less stressful. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins to prepare and 45 mins to cook
  • 195 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 3 onions, finely chopped
  • 50g butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 tbsp very finely chopped rosemary leaves
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped sage leaves
  • 3 white rolls, torn into chunks

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    6g 28%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 22.2g Protein 3.7g Fibre 2.6g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Fry the onions in the butter over a low heat for 15 mins or until really soft. Add the herbs and cook for 2 mins.

  2. Blitz the bread in a food processor to fine breadcrumbs. Stir into the onions, season, then transfer to an approx 20cm greased baking dish. Cover with foil; bake for 20 mins. Remove the foil and bake for 10 mins more until crisp.

Get ahead: Make the stuffing up to 48 hrs ahead and keep chilled.

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