Cranberry and Bacon Stuffing

10 minutes + 30 minutes Serves 6


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 Baguette, diced into 1cm pieces
  • 1/2 cup toasted pistachio nuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Salt
  • Pepper
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1. Preheat oven to 180°C (or 160°C fan-forced).

2. To prepare stuffing, heat olive oil and butter in a pan over a medium heat. Add onion, garlic and bacon and cook over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes until the onion is soft.

3. Transfer to a large bowl with bread, pistachio nuts, cranberries, parsley and lemon zest. Add beaten eggs and season with salt and pepper. Mix well.

4. Scatter mixture over a baking tray and cook for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve in a bowl, with turkey or chicken.