Triple Nut and Apple Stuffing Balls

These triple nut, lentil and apple stuffing balls provide some crunchy texture from the mixed nuts for a very merry veggie Christmas! 

  • COOK 20-30 Mins
  • LEVEL average


  • 1 Red Onion Cut in Half
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil
  • 200g Mixed Nuts
  • 400g Cooked Lentils (you can use a tin)
  • 50g Breadcrumbs
  • Small Bunch Sage
  • 1 Small Apple Grated


  • Peel and chop the onion, then place into a blender and blitz until finely chopped.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and cook the onions until soft.
  • Tip the nuts into the blender and wiz until coarsely chopped.
  • Reserve 3tbsp of the nuts on a plate for later.
  • Add all the ingredients into blender and pulse to combine but not too fine. Remember to drain the lentils if you are using them form a tin.
  • Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Line a baking tray and lightly oil.
  • Rub a little oil on your hands then mold the stuffing into balls.
  • Roll them in the left-over nuts you put aside earlier.
  • Once coated, bake for 20-30 mins at 180.c.

This recipe was taken from a selection of Christmas recipes provided by our catering manager, and  provides a flavour of what is served in our in-house restaurants.