If you have been flipping pages of gourmet books for white pudding recipes, but have not managed to find one so far, then checking out these traditional white pudding recipes should get you on.

White Pudding Recipe

If you are a true epicurean and are headed anytime towards Ireland or Scotland, then do dare trying the delectable white pudding, which is an absolute delicacy. The Irish absolutely swear by this oatmeal sausage, while the Scottish just cannot do without a mouthful of it every day. This traditional favorite is an absolute hit with the people of Ireland, Scotland, Devon and Newfoundland and is any day a meat lover’s delight. Someone once rightly said that white pudding is like marmite; you either love it or hate it! Prepared with oatmeal, suet, bread and shredded pork, this luscious sausage is sliced and deep-fried and is usually served with bacon and fried-eggs to make for a complete traditional Irish breakfast. The Scottish on the other hand, relish their white pudding supper along with mince, tatties and chips. If you would love to sink your jaws into this yummilicious delicacy, but couldn’t really care enough to travel to Ireland or Scotland to grab a bite, then checking out the following traditional recipes should help you get on with your own white pudding right within the confines of your kitchen. Scroll down to check out the recipes. 
Easy White Pudding Recipes
Irish White Pudding Recipe
  • 2 ½ lb medium Pork Butt (ground)
  • 2½ lb Pork Butt (fine ground)
  • 5 cups plain Bread crumbs 
  • 2 lb medium Oatmeal (slightly roasted)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 8 cloves Garlic (pressed)
  • 3 tbsp Thyme
  • 3 tbsp Black Pepper (ground) 
  • 3 tbsp Basil 
  • 3 tbsp Marjoram
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 2 cups Ice Water 
  • Sausage Casings 
  • To prepare the pudding skin, soak the sausage casings overnight in salt water.
  • In a large bowl, take both medium and fine ground pork butt, breadcrumbs, oatmeal, eggs, thyme, black pepper, marjoram and basil and mix well.
  • Spoon the mixture inside sausage casings and seal them.
  • Steam the sausage at 75° C to 80° C until tender.
  • Once cooked, take the sausages out of the boiler and dunk them in cold water.
  • Slice the sausage into pieces and fry them.
  • Your Irish white pudding is all set to be devoured.

Scottish White Pudding Recipe

  • 1 lb Beef Suet (shredded)
  • 2 lb medium sized Oatmeal (toasted)
  • 4 Onions (chopped)
  • Jamaica Pepper
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Sausage Casings
  • In a large bowl, take the onions, oatmeal, shredded beef suet, Jamaica pepper and salt and mix well.
  • Stuff the sausage casings with the mixture and seal it.
  • Boil the sausage until soft.
  • Remove it from the pot and allow it to cool for a while.
  • Slice it into pieces and fry it.
  • Serve hot.
White Pudding Sausage
  • 3 three foot long lengths Hog Sausage Casing
  • 4 cup Onions (coarsely chopped)
  • 500 g Suet
  • 400 g boneless Lean Pork (cut into1 ½ inch chunks)
  • 1 cup Green Pepper (chopped)
  • 2 ½-cups Oatmeal (soaked in milk)
  • 1 tbsp Sage leaves (dried)
  • 1 medium Bay leaf (crumbled)
  • 1 tbsp Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 6 whole Black Peppercorns
  • ½ cup Green Onions (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup Parsley (chopped)
  • 5 tsp Salt
  • In a casserole, take the suet and chopped pork and pour enough water to cover the pork chunks.
  • Boil the pork chunks and suet over low heat for some time. You can see layers of scum on the top. Skim the scum with a ladle.
  • Now add the chopped onions, bay leaf, salt and peppercorns.
  • Lower the flame and let the pork simmer for two hours. Once the pork is tender, remove it from the casserole and put it in a bowl.
  • Add chopped onions, green onions, parsley, garlic and green pepper and grind the pork in the food processor until your get a thick paste.
  • Now add sage, oatmeal, black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt and knead the mixture until soft, firm and fluffy. Check the seasoning.
  • Stuff the white pudding mixture into casings and tie the ends tightly.
  • Refrigerate the white pudding sausages and use them when required.
White pudding is a sheer delicacy. Try the above white pudding recipes and enjoy your fair share of this yummy oatmeal sausage.

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