Brussels sprouts with bacon and chestnuts

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Serves: 6

By Ameliakate



  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 6 slices bacon finely sliced

  • 1 clove garlic thinly sliced

  • 500g brussels sprouts outer leaves removed and halved

  • 25g butter

  • 1 tin chestnuts halved or quartered if large


  1. Plunge the brussels sprouts into a pan of boiling water and boil for 2 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.

Handy Hint

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

Additional Information

  • bacon

  • Christmas

  • Side

  • Egg Free

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  • 04/12/12 13:54

    Filling meal using canned ingredients that help add to your 5-A-DAY!