The easiest pigs in blankets

The easiest pigs in blankets
  • Serves icon Makes 12 pigs in blankets
  • Time icon Hands-on time 5 min, oven time 25 min

This two-step pigs in blankets recipe couldn’t be easier to do and will complete any Christmas dinner. Or just serve with Yorkshires and gravy for a wonderful Sunday roast.

Get organised with our make-ahead Christmas sides.


  • 6 streaky bacon rashers
  • 12 British free-range pork sausages
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil (or beef dripping) plus extra oil to drizzle


  1. Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6. Stretch the bacon lengthways using the back of a knife, then halve widthways and wrap a piece around the middle of each sausage.
  2. Put in a roasting tin with a drizzle of oil and cook for 25 minutes, turning.


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