Delicious Sausage And Stuffing Balls Recipe

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We all know how stressful it is to prepare a Christmas feast. If you make stuffing as a side dish for Christmas, you should make sausage and stuffing balls. It is still your favorite side dish but with a twist, which is also a great one.

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With just some little tweaks here and there, you can combine sausages with breadcrumbs to make these delicious sausage and stuffing balls. There is also sage in the recipe to add a herby freshness to the meat and stuffing balls.

The meat and breadcrumbs are cooked in butter with onions, sage, and seasoning. This mixture is shaped into balls and then baked.

Everything is better with cheese and these sausage balls are no different. It also helps to bind the sausage balls together.

I gave you a little glimpse of the recipe so now you have an idea how easy it is to make. Also, just imagine the delicious taste of the sausage and stuffing balls with herbs, butter, and onion.

You can serve them with your favorite sauce and I am sure everybody’s going to love it. Let me tell you more about the recipe for sausage and stuffing balls. 

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What Equipment Will You Need To Make Sausage And Stuffing Balls?

  • Oven – We know that I know that you know that you have to bake the balls in the oven (did you catch the FRIENDS reference?)
  • Baking Tray – Make the balls from the mixture and place them on the baking tray, you know, for baking. 
  • Large Saucepan – Make the stuffing in the saucepan until everything is mixed well.
  • Wooden Spoon – You have to stir the mixture using the spoon. Mix it well. 

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Sausage And Stuffing Balls?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
30 Minutes1 Hour1 Hour 30 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Sausage And Stuffing Balls?

  • Breadcrumbs – Breadcrumbs are the essence of these sausage and stuffing balls. 
  • Sausage Meat – Add the sausage meat to the stuffing for that fatty and meaty goodness. 
  • Butter – I would only like to say ‘butter makes everything better’.
  • Onion – Onion will give the mixture a sweet and sharp earthy flavor.
  • Sage Leaves – Add a hint of herby freshness to the balls with some sage leaves.
  • Salt – If you want to learn how to make good food, the secret is to perfectly season it with salt.
  • Black Pepper – If you wan to add sone heat to your balls, don’t forget to add black pepper.
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Steps To Make Sausage And Stuffing Balls

1. But First, A Little Prep

Start by preheating the oven to 200℃. Also, keep the baking tray ready by greasing it with some butter.

2. Good Stuff-Ing

Melt the knob of butter in a large saucepan. Then, fry the onions in it for about eight to ten minutes until they are soft. Remove the pan from heat.

After that, add the breadcrumbs, sausage meat, and sage leaves to the pan and stir. Season with salt and pepper and mix it well.

3. Now, It’s Time To Bake 

Then, using wet hands, make 1-inch balls of the mixture and place it on the greased baking tray.

Put the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake the balls for about 35 to 40 minutes. Then, take them out. With this, your delicious sausage and stuffing balls are ready. 

Nutritional Information

Calories159 kcal
Fat9.7 g
Saturated Fat3.4 g
Carbohydrates6.9 g
Fiber2.8 g
Sugar2.8 g
Protein12 g

How Will The Sausage And Stuffing Balls Look And Taste Like?

The balls look golden after baking. They taste like stuffing with meat that has a hint of sweet onions and herby sage. You can serve it with any of your favorite sauce or thick gravy along with your Christmas dinner main course and enjoy.

The flavors in these sausage stuffing balls are so good! It’s the perfect mixture of spices and flavors. Oh, and the texture is incredible!

It has a softer inside and golden brown crispiness on the outside. Once you eat one then you won’t be able to stop! Go ahead and try these for your holiday meals or parties.

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Sausage And Stuffing Balls Recipe

Sausage and stuffing balls are a great side dish for your Christmas dinner. The balls are made with breadcrumbs, sausage meat, butter, onions, and herbs. They are easy to make and are absolutely delicious.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Starters
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 159 kcal


  • Oven
  • Baking Tray
  • Large Saucepan
  • Wooden Spoon


  • 2 ¾ ounces Breadcrumbs
  • 14 ounces Sausage Meat
  • 1 knob Butter
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 large Sage Leaves (finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • Prepare the oven by preheating it to 200℃ and grease the baking tray with some butter.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter and add onions to it.
  • Now, you need to fry the onions in the foaming butter for 8-10 minutes until they are soft and then remove the pan from heat.
  • After that, add the breadcrumbs, sausage meat, and sage leaves to the pan and stir.
  • Season the mixture with a good amount of salt and pepper and mix it well.
  • Then, make 1-inch balls of the mixture and place them on the greased baking tray.
  • Place the baking tray with the stuffing balls in the oven and bake them for about 35-40 minutes.
  • Take them out and your delicious sausage and stuffing balls are ready.


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Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.9g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9.7g | Saturated Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 2.8g | Sugar: 2.8g
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I keep my stuffing balls from falling apart?

Sausage balls will fall apart if they are too dry. Make sure to get your ingredient portions accurate to help prevent having too much breading in your mix.

Can I make sausage and stuffing balls ahead of time?

Yes! These stuffing balls are so amazing because they not only taste great, but they can also be made ahead of time and frozen.

Can I use homemade stuffing?

If you use your own homemade stuffing recipe it may have slightly more or less moisture than the Stove Top so they may need a slightly longer cook time. Your sausage balls will be fully cooked when the internal temperature is 165 degrees F.

How long do sausage and stuffing balls last?

You can store your stuffing balls in an airtight container for 3 – 5 days.


This is your easy recipe for sausage and stuffing balls. Make them and tell us in the comments how well you loved ’em. See you next time with another amazing recipe. Happy cooking!

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