Cranberry, clementine & thyme stuffing balls

These lovely stuffing balls make the most of seasonal flavours - a tasty alternative to traditional stuffing.

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Tags: Waitrose, stuffing, Waitrose Christmas Harvest, Christmas Dinner,

Recipe - Serves: 8


25g butter
1 tbsp olive oil
2 onions, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tsp sweet smoked paprika
2 x 200g bags Cooks' Ingredients Soft White Breadcrumbs
½ x 150g pack Waitrose LOVE Life Walnuts, chopped
Grated zest and juice of 2 clementines
½ x 100g pack Waitrose LOVE Life Dried Cranberries, chopped
20g pack fresh thyme, leaves removed and finely chopped
2 eggs, lightly beaten



1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Melt the butter and oil in a sauté pan or large frying pan and cook the onions and garlic until softened and fragrant. Add the paprika and cook for a further minute then tip into a bowl and leave to cool slightly.

2. Stir in the breadcrumbs then remaining ingredients until combined. Season well.

3. Using damp hands, roll pieces of stuffing into golf ball-sized balls. Either arrange them around the turkey for its final 20 minutes of cooking or place on a baking sheet lined with non-stick baking parchment and bake for 20 minutes until golden and crisp.

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1447.664kJ
Fat 13.4
Saturated Fat 3
Carbohydrate 47.4
Sugars 8.5
Salt 0.4

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