Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts and Bacon


Quick Facts:

Servings: 8

Equipment Needed: Roasting dish or large pan

Cooking Method(s): Roasting and stovetop


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Metric Imperial
Bacon (diced) 170g 6oz
Brussel Sprouts 1.8kg 4lb
Chestnuts 1 cup 1 cup
Shallots 5 5
Thyme (chopped) 2tbs 2tbs
Salt and Pepper (to taste) To taste To taste


Preheat Oven Metric (°C) Imperial (°F) Gasmark
Fan Forced 200 390
Conventional 220 425
Gas 7


  1. Preheat the oven
  2. Cut the brussel sprouts in half and remove any dodgy leaves
  3. Over a medium heat, fry the bacon for 5 to 8 minutes until crisp,
  4. Add the shallots and cook until soft.
  5. Increase the heat and add the remaining ingredients. Stir well.
  6. Place the pan in the oven and cook for 15 minutes
  7. Stir the ingredients and cook for a further 10 minutes

Tips, Tricks and Hacks…

Make Ahead! Complete steps 2 to 5 and then place the mixture in the fridge. Take out of the fridge about an hour before you want to serve and place in the oven 25minutes before serving time.

Substitution: If you don’t have brussel sprouts, you can subsitute diced cabbage

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