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Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Bacon

Our Head Chef Paul Matthews' recipe for Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Bacon impressed all of our customers at our recent Christmas Skills, Demos & Quiz Night. As it was so popular, we have decided to share it with you!


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves: 8
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700g brussel sprouts, trimmed & cut with a criss-cross into the base

100g smoked streaky bacon cut into lardons

1 tbsp vegetable oil

200g cooked & peeled chestnuts

30g unsalted butter

Salt & pepper

Fresh thyme



  1. In boiling salted water cook your brussel sprouts until tender.
  2. Whilst these are cooking, fry off the bacon in the oil in a large pan until golden brown.
  3. Now add the butter and chestnuts and cook for a minute. Once the sprouts are cooked, strain from the water and add to the chestnuts, stir carefully and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Finish with fresh thyme and serve.


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