Low-Carb Pork, Sage & Bacon Stuffing

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Low-Carb Pork, Sage & Bacon Stuffing

1 hour 5 minutes
Calories 360kcal


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon butter (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 1 buns (Keto
  • 1 yellow onion (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 500 grams minced pork (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 3 leaves sage leaves (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 6 bacon (thin-cut slices
  • 1/2 lemon (organic
  • 1/2 medium zucchini (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 35 grams dried cranberries (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 50 grams macadamia nuts (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • 1 pinch salt (or ghee, 15 ml)
  • focaccia bread
  • flax seeds
  • buns (Psyllium-Free Low-Carb


  • Preheat the oven to 180 °C/ 355 °F (fan assisted).
  • Peel and chop the onion into big chunks.
  • Blitz in food processor until fine.
  • Alternatively, chop fine by hand.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in pan and fry the onion of a low heat for 5 - 10 minutes until soft.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Finely chop the sage leaves and 1 slice of bacon.
  • Blitz 30 g of the Keto bread into breadcrumbs in a food processor.
  • Chop the rest into small croutons about 1 cm (1/2 inch) in diameter.
  • Grate the courgette and squeeze out the water using a muslin cloth or your hands Place the pork mince, chopped sage leaves, cooked onion, chopped 1 slice of bacon, breadcrumbs, lemon zest, grated courgette, most of the cranberries and macadamias (keep some for later) and season with salt and pepper.
  • Mix well with your hands.
  • Place the stuffing mix in a heat proof casserole dish.
  • Press the Keto stuffing to the edges.
  • Rub the butter into the croutons.
  • Top the stuffing with the remaining croutons, cranberries and macadamia.
  • Finally layer in strip the 5 slices of bacon.
  • Place in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, carefully remove from the oven, lift off the bacon, fluff the stuffing up with a fork.
  • (Depending on the fat content of the pork you may choose to drain some, I used a leaner 10% fat and stirred didnt drain the juices as this is what makes it taste so good.) Add the stock and fluff again.
  • Place the bacon back on top and roast back in the oven for a further 20 minutes until golden on top.
  • Enjoy or let it cool down and store in the fridge for up to 3 days.


Calories: 360kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:51:24.

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