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    Apricot & pecan stuffing balls

    These vegetarian stuffing balls are perfect to accompany a Sunday roast or Christmas turkey.

    • Vegetarian
    • Christmas
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20-30 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

    Serves: 8 (20 balls)


    25g butter
    1 tbsp olive oil
    2 onions, finely chopped
    4 cloves garlic, crushed
    2 x 200g bags Cooks' Ingredients Soft
    White Breadcrumbs
    100g Waitrose LOVE Life Pecans, chopped
    Grated zest and juice of 2 Clementines
    50g Waitrose LOVE Life Soft Apricots, chopped
    20g pack fresh thyme, leaves only, finely chopped
    2 medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs, beaten 


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC, gas mark 4.
    Melt the butter with the oil in a large frying
    pan and cook the onions and garlic until softened. Tip into a bowl and cool slightly.

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

    3. Using damp hands, roll pieces of stuffing into 20 golf ball-sized balls. Either arrange them around the turkey for its final 30-40 minutes of cooking, or place on a baking sheet lined with non-stick baking parchment and bake for 20 minutes until golden and crisp.

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