Christmas has come early for meat lovers as Asda unveils its latest festive food offering today.
Next month the supermarket will launch a foot long pig in blanket to rival all others, promising a head-turning, sausage showstopper for this year’s Christmas table.
The Extra Special Ultimate Pig in Blanket is made with over 500g of succulent British Red Tractor pork and wrapped with 100g of juicy rashers of British dry cured streaky bacon.
Not only does the meaty masterpiece measure a foot long, it’s 45mm deep, trumping all other Christmas sausages.
Asda has unveiled its Extra Special Ultimate Pig in Blanket (pictured) ahead of the Christmas season which is a foot long and feeds ten people for just £5
Weighing a total of 650g and serving up to 10 people, the succulent sausage can be enjoyed by the whole family and comes in at a budget friendly £5.
Eager customers won’t have to wait until Christmas to shop the sausage in-store, but can get their hands on the Extra Special Pig in Blanket from next month, launching 22nd October.
The gluten-free and can be cooked straight from frozen – perfect for forgetful chefs.
The meaty treat can be cooked straight from frozen and will go on sale on October 22nd
Asda is the latest supermarket to unveil its novelty festive food offerings.
Waitrose gave customers a sneak peak at their Christmas menu back in June with a whole variety of intriguing dishes.
As well as the classics such as the Christmas pudding and turkey breast, shoppers can expected some more unconventional festive treats including a turkey parcel with an oozing cranberry centre.
Both Waitrose and M&S have also upped their game when it comes to catering for vegan customers.
Asda is the latest supermarket to unveil its festive menu with M&S sharing theirs earlier this month including this sirloin of beef, topped with a porcini and truffle butter, £10
With the help of chef Heston, Waitrose is offering a few quirky dishes including the Cranberry Burst Turkey Parcel with a surprise cranberry centre (pictured)
The Waitrose range includes a beet wellington, a cauliflower and broccoli vegan cheese, pulled jackfruit tacos and even a vegan chocolate torte while M&S has introduced a vegan nut roast and mini hamburger canapes.
When it comes to carnivores Waitrose is offering a veal rump as well as Heston’s Two Bird Wassailing Roast to name a few.
Meanwhile M&S is serving up chicken in various guises including a stuffed and parcel form and there is also a sirloin of beef, topped with a porcini and truffle butter.
ASDA’s new Extra Special Ultimate Pig in Blanket will be available in ASDA stores from 22nd October with an RRP of £5