Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Chestnuts..

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts.

Perfect side for Christmas dinner!?

Serves: 4 – 6
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  • 240g can whole chestnuts, halve or quarter large chestnuts
  • 500g Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and halve
  • 6 rashers bacon, finely sliced
  • 25g butter
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced


  1. Plunge the Brussels sprouts into a pan of boiling water and boil for two minutes.
  2. Drain well and refresh the sprouts under cold running water, then drain again.
  3. Heat the butter and oil in a deep-sided frying pan or wok.
  4. Add the bacon and fry until crispy, then add the garlic and cook for a few seconds.
  5. Add the sprouts and chestnuts and stir-fry until all the ingredients are heated through.

Hints and Tips:

  • Canned chestnuts need no preparation before cooking, so this meal takes just minutes to make.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 283
  • Protein: 12.2g
  • Carbs: 19.0g
  • Sugars: 6.6g
  • Fat: 18.1g
  • Sat Fat: 6.7g
  • Fibre: 6.7g
  • Sodium: 0.6g

Recipe and photo credit by- Canned Food UK

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