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Sage and Onion Stuffing Recipe


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Whether it is a Christmas, Thanksgiving or a Sunday roast chicken or turkey, one favourite British stuffing is a Sage and Onion Stuffing. This sage and onion stuffing recipe is simple, quick and easy to make and brings lovely flavours to any roast bird and roast pork.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1lb/450g pork sausage meat
  • 2 level tbsp fresh sage, finely chopped
  • 2 level tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 oz/25g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper


To prepare the stuffing.
  • In a large bowl mix together the onion, pork sausage meat, herbs, breadcrumbs and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Slip your fingers under the skin at the neck end of the turkey or chicken and loosen to create a cavity over the breast. Stuff the neck end with the onion and sage stuffing up to the breast. Tuck the loose skin underneath and secure with a fine metal skewer.
  • Cooke as per your recipe.

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