Low Syn Gluten Free Sausage Sage Onion Quinoa Stuffing | Slimming World




Yield 6 servings

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly


400g/14oz of low syn sausages (skinned removed) of choice or use extra lean ground pork - 10 syns

105g/3.7oz of uncooked quinoa (I used tricoloured)

1.5 cups/360ml of chicken stock.

1 onion, quartered and sliced

1/2 tbs of balsamic vinegar

80g/2.8oz of apple, peeled and chopped - 2 syns

approx 1 tbs of fresh chopped sage

salt and black pepper to season

spray oil


  1. Rinse quinoa under cold water. 
  2. Add to a saucepan along with the stock. Bring to a boil and then simmer for approx 10-15 mins until liquid is almost absorbed.
  3. Turn off heat, add lid and leave for 10 mins, then fluff up with a fork.
  4. Preheat oven to 200c/400f (gas mark 6)
  5. Spray a frying pan with some spray oil, add the onion and fry for approx 5 mins until translucent 
  6. Add the apple and the balsamic vinegar and heat until it reduces down and caramelizes the onion/apple
  7. Add to the quinoa, along with the sausages (or ground pork), sage and some salt and pepper and mix well to combine.
  8. Grease an ovenproof dish with some spray oil. Add the mix and compact down into the dish. Spray over the top with spray oil and bake in the oven for approx 30 mins until golden on top. 
  9. Serve and enjoy!!


Syns in low syn sausage can vary so be sure to adjust the syns accordingly for the sausage you use, if you choose to use extra lean ground pork, then you only need to syn the apple. 

Nutritional information is an estimate and is to be used for informational purposes only. Ingredients can vary greatly from brand to brand and therefore it would be impossible to give accurate information.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories 177

% Daily Value

Total Fat 6.5 g


Saturated Fat 1.6 g


Cholesterol 48 mg


Sodium 419 mg


Total Carbohydrates 14.5 g


Dietary Fiber 0.7 g


Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 13.9 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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