Sprouts and pancetta

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Serves: 6

By maximum4



  • 1kg brussel sprouts

  • 100 gs pancetta

  • 4 tbsp goose fat hot

  • 1 handful fresh sage


  1. Blanch the sprouts in a pan of boiling salted water for three minutes, then drain and tip into a bowl of iced water to cool quickly.
  2. Drain well again and set aside until nearly ready to serve.
  3. Sauté the pancetta in the hot goose fat until crisp.
  4. Toss in the sprouts and stir-fry for 2-3 mins, adding the sage to serve.

Handy Hint

If unable to get hold of goose fat use butter or olive oil instead.

Additional Information

  • Kids can help

  • Christmas

  • Side

  • Gluten Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

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  • maximum4 12/12/09 10:20

    A really yummy and easy way to spruce up the sprouts for Christmas Day!!