Easy cranberry and chestnut stuffing recipe for Christmas dinner

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What is Christmas dinner without a lovely bit of stuffing...

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Your turkey is not complete with stuffing. Like bread without butter, gin without tonic, Posh without Becks.

Making your own is not difficult, and is super impressive.

Try it for yourself using festive cranberries and chestnuts.

Best ever chestnut & cranberry stuffing recipe


Serves 8

INGREDIENTS

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 100g chestnuts, cooked and roughly chopped
  • 100g dried cranberries
  • 100g sausage meat
  • 200g breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1⁄4 x 30g pack fresh thyme, leaves picked and chopped
  • 1⁄4 x 30g pack fresh sage, leaves picked and chopped
  • 1⁄4 x 31g pack fresh flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

METHOD

Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4.

Melt the butter in a large pan, add the onions and garlic cook gently for 5-10 minutes until softened. Add the chestnuts and cranberries and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Place the sausage meat in a large bowl and break up with a wooden spoon. Add the chestnut mixture, breadcrumbs, egg and chopped herbs, season with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.

Cover and chill until needed (you can make this a day ahead).

Cook in a buttered shallow ovenproof dish for 30-35 minutes until golden brown.


PREP TIME

15 mins

COOK TIME

30 mins


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