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Chestnuts with Brussels Sprouts & Lardons

Chestnuts with Brussels Sprouts & Lardons

This wonderful recipe was from Michael Caines' cooking demonstration at our Festive Indulgence Evening. Perfect for impressing your guests on Christmas day.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 8
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700g Brussel sprouts, trimmed and cut with a criss-cross into the base 

100g smoked streaky bacon or smoked pancetta cut into lardons (batons) 

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 

200g cooked and peeled chestnuts  

30g unsalted butter 

Salt and pepper  

Parsley chopped  



In boiling salted water cook your Brussels sprouts until tender.  

Whilst these are cooking in a large frying pan, fry off the smoked bacon in the oil until golden brown. 

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. 

Finish with the chopped parsley and serve. 


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