Christmas Food; Homemade Stuffing

I love homemade stuffing with my Christmas lunch. I love it on turkey sandwiches on Christmas evening. It just tastes so much better than shop brought packet stuffing that you add water to rehydrate.

For my stuffing I use:

  • 2 packets of sausage meat
  • Pack of pre cooked and peeled chestnuts
  • Pistachios
  • Dried cranberries
  • Fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 onions
  • Streaky bacon

Finely chop the onions and cook with a little butter
Place the sausage eat in a large bowl
Chop the nuts and add to the sausage meat along with cranberries and bread crumbs

Homemade Stuffing

Mix well. Best way to do this is with your hands.
Added the cooked onions and mix.

Homemade Christmas Stuffing

Season well.

Grease a baking tin and line with streaky bacon leaving some overlapping the sides.

Pour the meat mixture in to the tin and press down well.

Homemade Christmas Stuffing

Bring the bacon over the top and cover entirely.

Cook in the oven until bacon is golden.

Homemade Christmas Stuffing

I always make this in advance and freeze. Remove from freezer late Christmas Eve and warm through in the oven just before Christmas Lunch is served.


  • Kim Carberry

    9th December 2016 at 6:47 PM

    Yum! I love stuffing…Along with pigs in blankets it’s my favourite part of Christmas dinner…..
    I’ve never tried making my own though….I might have to give it a go x
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  • RachelSwirl

    13th December 2016 at 11:07 AM

    May have to use this recipe minus the nuts (as I have an allergy).
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  • Alex

    17th December 2016 at 12:59 PM

    Yummy! Good ingredients, nice looking, fast solution before Christmas lunch 🙂

  • Hayley

    19th December 2016 at 7:38 AM

    Looks tasty! I love stuffing but I admit I’ve never attempted to make it myself…always a packet mix! Maybe I’ll give your recipe a go

  • Kara

    19th December 2016 at 8:26 AM

    I have never made my own stuffing, maybe I should try, this sounds delicious
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  • Cat

    29th December 2016 at 12:50 PM

    Looks so tasty. May give this a try new year

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