Fry

Brown butter sausage stuffing

November  6, 2009
Author Notes

I love stuffing- in a turkey, layered on a roulade or rolled into balls with spaghetti..................... —Kitchen Butterfly

  • Serves makes enough to stuff a 16pound turkey)
Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 4-6 Chopped Sage leaves or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1/2 an Onion, chopped
  • 50g Carrots, finely chopped
  • 440g Sausage meat
  • 100g Chestnuts (roasted or boiled)
  • 150g Crustless bread soaked
  • 200ml milk
  • Optional: chilli flakes, black pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat butter on low heat with a bit of salt till brown and fragrant.
  2. Add sage leaves/dried sage and let fry for a minute
  3. Add chopped onions and carrots and let cook till softened, about 2-3 minutes. Take off the heat.
  4. Soak the bread in milk and squeeze out extra milk when the bread is softened
  5. Add sausage meat, 'milked bread' and chopped chestnuts to the chopped onion and carrots. Stir well.
  6. Season with chilli flakes and/or black pepper as desired
  7. Use to stuff a turkey, layer on a butterflied turkey or form into balls.
  8. If making stuffing balls, form using a tablespoon and place on a baking pan. Bake at 180 degree centigrade in the middle of the oven for 20 minutes or until cooked through

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