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This turkey recipe is great if you are time poor plus who wants to spend all of Christmas day in the kitchen?

Turkey Roulades with Sage Stuffing

Turkey Roulades with Sage Stuffing

Ingredients

4 x 180g free range or organic turkey or chicken breast or thigh fillets

2 tbs chopped sage plus whole fried sage leaves to serve

4 thin free range or organic pork & herb sausages, casings removed

24 flat pancetta slices, rind removed

 

Directions

Place fillets between sheets of baking paper and use a rolling pin to flatten to 1.5cm thick. Season and scatter with chopped sage.  Divide sausage meat among fillets and roll up tightly to enclose.

Arrange 6 pancetta slices on a work surface, slightly overlapping.  Place 1 fillet at the bottom edge of the pancetta and roll up to enclose, then wrap tightly in foil.  Repeat with remaining pancetta and fillets, then chill for 1 hour to firm up.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

Place parcels on a baking tray and roast for 35 minutes.

Remove foil and bake for a further 10 minutes or until pancetta is golden and the meat is cooked through.

Slice the roulades, garnish with fried sage leaves and serve with delicious side vegetables or salads.

 

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