A traditional accompaniment to the Christmas dinner here in the UK is “Pigs in Blankets” At their basic, they are 1 rasher of bacon wrapped around a small sausage but change the recipe a little bit and they suddenly become the perfect side dish…
10 – Pigs In Puff Pastry Blankets – www.marthastewart.com/1047656/pigs-blankets
The “blanket” part doesn’t have to be bacon, it can be anything that wraps up the pig (sausage).
9 – Pigs In Blankets Serve With Cranberry Sauce – www.food.com/recipe/pigs-in-blankets-bacon-and-sausage-rolls-for-christmas-trimmings-272576
You don’t even have to have them as an extra to the Christmas meal, they also make a pretty good dip-&-snack.
8 – Chilli Cheese Pigs in Blankets – www.raegunramblings.com/2012/11/chili-cheese-pigs-in-blanket.html
They might be a little too hot for some people, But at least you have until New Year to recover from them.
7 – Asparagus Pigs in Blankets – www.seededatthetable.com/2011/03/02/dijon-ham-asparagus-roll-ups-for-a-virtual-bridal-shower
Throwing some asparagus into the blanket is not going to make them any healthier. But it might make them a little tastier!
6 – Pigs in a Blanket Dinner Rolls – www.youtube.com/watch?v=di8zIb-urtM
This recipe almost turns them into a meal themselves! Imagine these with a few fries, very tasty indeed.
5 – French Toast Pigs in Blankets – www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/french-toast-pigs-in-blankets.html
Giving pigs in blankets a French twist looks and sounds delicious. This recipe is good for breakfast as well.
4 – Breakfast Pigs In Blankets – http://www.recipetips.com/recipe-cards/t–3024/breakfast-pigs-in-a-blanket.asp
Sounds a little crazy to me, but if you like your breakfasts Christmas themed, this is the way to do it.
3 – Chorizo Pigs In Blankets – communitytable.parade.com/61541/dash/chorizo-pigs-with-cilantro-dip
Chorizo is often found in Mexican cuisine, but this recipe for pigs in blankets makes great use of it.
2 – Reuben Pigs in a Blanket – www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/reuben-pigs-in-blankets.html
Reuben style is done with sauerkraut and relish which sounds very nice indeed.
1 – Pizza Pigs In Blankets – www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/pizza-pigs-in-blankets.html
Pizza is not something you can normally get away with having at Christmas, but with a slight spin, pigs in blankets save’s the day.