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Sprouts with chestnuts and bacon

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Sprouts with chestnuts and bacon

Side Serves 4 40 min
Brussels sprouts get a bad press, but combining them with crispy bacon lardons and sweet chestnuts is a revelation in flavour. This is a good side dish or garnish to pork, game or the traditional turkey.


  • 500g Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 80g chestnuts
  • 80g bacon lardons


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
  • Step 1

    Boil the sprouts until they are how you like them.
  • Step 2

    Roast the chestnuts with the skins on and leave until skins go black.
  • Step 3

    When the chestnuts are cool, peel them and pop in a pan with some lardons and the sprouts, mix together well and serve when bacon is cooked.

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