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Sausagemeat

Sausagemeat is minced pork meat. Waitrose pork sausagemeat is sold in 450g packs.

Uses: Sausagemeat can be used to make sausage rolls, pies, pasties and meatballs. It can also be mixed with other ingredients and used as the basis of a stuffing to stuff a joint or bird or it can be cooked separately, as balls or a loaf, from the joint or bird and served as an accompaniment to the meat.

To store: Sausagemeat is suitable for home freezing. To freeze, freeze on the day of purchase for up to 1 month. To defrost place on a plate or tray and cover. Defrost thoroughly in the bottom of the fridge, below and away from cooked foods and any ready to eat food, before cooking. Never re-freeze raw meat that has been frozen and then thawed. Wash work surfaces, chopping boards, utensils and hands thoroughly after touching raw meat.

To use: To bake, form the sausagemeat into balls, place on a lightly greased baking tray in a preheated oven at 190(C, gas mark 5 for 20-25 minutes.