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Brussels sprouts with fried bacon and chestnuts in a curved white bowl on a marble surface.

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts and Bacon {20 minutes}

Nora
Brussels sprouts with bacon and chestnuts, a truly festive combination! This delicious side dish is prepared and ready to be served in just 20 minutes!
5 from 56 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine European
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 205 kcal

Equipment

  • Pot for cooking the sprouts
  • Pan for frying the chestnuts and bacon
  • Large mixing bowl for shocking the cabbage sprouts

Ingredients
 
 

  • 400 g Brussels sprouts frozen or fresh
  • 100 g Bacon thickly cut
  • 1 teaspoon Unsalted Butter
  • 100 g Chestnuts precooked and peeled
  • Kosher salt & black pepper
  • Ice cubes

Instructions
 

  • Boil and blanch the sprouts in the salted water for about 10 minutes. 
  • Strain the Brussels sprouts and shock them in ice water.
  • Drain them afterward.
  • Cut the bacon into strips and fry them with butter in a pan.
  • Cut the chestnuts into quarters and add them to the pan as well. 
  • Add the Brussels sprouts
  • Mix them into the bacon-chestnut mixture and season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Please note that all my recipes are developed and tested in metric grams. I recommend using digital scales for more accurate results. I provided a conversion to US customary in the recipe, but please note that I haven't tested it using this method.

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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 801IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg