sausage meat stuffing

Sausage Meat Stuffing for the Holiday Season

Sausage Meat Stuffing perfect for the Holiday Season

With the Holidays season approaching, we are brainstorming festive recipes to share with you. This sausage meat stuffing recipe is easy and quick to make, which makes the perfect addition to your festive menu. It’s also a great recipe to prepare for Sundays throughout the year when you want to make a more special roast, but can also be enjoyed on its own with one or two sides. Let’s start making it, shall we?

Ingredients (makes enough stuffing for 4 people)

a good extra virgin olive oil
4 Italian or Sicilian sausages (preferably without cheese)
50 gr cubed bacon
2 cups fresh leeks
1.5 cup traditional tarallini
3 tablespoons high quality honey
thyme, dry or fresh, plenty
black pepper to taste (avoid salt)

Preparation

Start by pre-cutting your leeks, unless you are using pre-cut frozen ones.

sausage meat stuffing

Next, heat a medium large pan, and pour three tablespoons extra virgin olive oil.

sausage meat stuffing

Then, add the leeks, and toss them around in the pan with a wooden spoon.

sausage meat stuffing

Add your bacon cubes to the leeks in the pan, and leave them to saute` for a few minutes.

sausage meat stuffing

In the meantime, take your sausage out of the fridge and remove the packaging.

Then, remove the sausage casing and add the sausage in the pan with the other ingredients.

sausage meat stuffing

Mix everything together, and season with black pepper. Follow with plenty of thyme.

sausage meat stuffing

Blitz the tarallini in a blender, or place them in a zip lock bag and crush them. You can blitz them completely, or leave them chunky, as you prefer.

sausage meat stuffing

Take the sausage stuffing off the heat, and transfer to a casserole. Sprinkle more thyme, and add three tablespoons of honey.

sausage meat stuffing

Finally, add the crushed tarallini, and mix everything to combine.

sausage meat stuffing

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or longer, if you prefer it to be crispy and dark.

sausage meat stuffing

Take out of the oven, and serve with your turkey or roast.

Tips

You can also make this as a simpler every day or weekend meal to be enjoyed with some rice, or with some roast potatoes and baked vegetables.

 

 

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