Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts Click image to enlarge
Course: Starter
Dish: Meat
Serves: 4-6
Nutritional 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

 

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Canned brussels sprouts count as one of your 5-A-DAY and chestnuts come straight from the can!


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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts

This dish, with sprouts and chestnuts is absolutely packed with festive flavour. Canned chestnuts need no preparation before cooking, so this meal takes just minutes to make.

Ingredients:

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

 

Method:
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.
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