Perfect Christmas
Brussel Sprouts

Take your classic Christmas Brussel sprouts to a whole new sumptuous level with this recipe. 

Ingredients

​750g brussel sprouts
4 rashers of streaky bacon, cut into small pieces
100g chestnuts, chopped
50g butter

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Prepare the sprouts by discarding any large outer leaves and cutting a cross into the base.
  3. Bring a pan of water to the boil and place the prepared sprouts in a steaming basket. Steam for 2-4 minutes, depending on the size of the sprout.
  4. Remove the sprouts from the pan and place in a colander to drain and dry slightly.
  5. In a frying pan, melt the butter. Fry off the bacon pieces and add the chopped chestnuts. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Place the sprouts, chestnuts, and bacon into a roasting tin and pour over the melted butter, giving it a quick stir so that everything is mixed and covered in the fat.
  7. Place in the oven for 10-15 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  8. Serve immediately.