Italiansausage

Italian sausage and ciabatta stuffing balls

Treat your guests to golden stuffing, bursting with festive herby flavours

By , 02 December 2019

(2 votes)

Italian sausage and ciabatta stuffing balls
  • 50 Mins

  • Serves: 8

Nutritional Info
Each 121g serving contains
  • Energy

    1382KJ

    330KCAL

    17%
  • Fat

    26.0g

    high

    37%
  • Saturates

    8.6g

    high

    43%
  • Sugars

    1.1g

    low

    1%
  • Salt

    1.85g

    high

    31%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1142kJ/273kcal.
Ingredients
  • 100g Extra Special Ciabatta Loaf
  • 2 x 400g packs Extra Special 6 Pork Sausages
  • 6 rashers pancetta, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1tbsp Italian herb mix
  • 3 sprigs fresh sage, ½ chopped, ½ whole
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp rapeseed oil
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6.

  • Put the ciabatta in a food processor and blitz into rough crumbs.

  • Squeeze the sausage meat out of the casings and mix in a bowl with the ciabatta, pancetta, garlic, herbs, chopped sage and lemon zest until combined. Season with black pepper.

  • Shape into 8 balls and put on a lined baking tray. Drizzle with oil; bake for 20-25 mins until golden and cooked through. Pick the whole sage leaves and add for the final 10 mins.