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The best Brussels sprouts

Sprouts are promoted from side dish to starring role with mouthwatering pan-fried pancetta and chestnuts

Sprouts are promoted from side dish to starring role with mouthwatering pan-fried pancetta and chestnuts

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Cooking Time

Cook: 12 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 8

Cooking Time

Price: 79p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 102g serving contains

Energy
491kj
117kcal
6%
Fat
5.1g
Med
7%
Saturates
1.6g
Med
8%
Sugars
3.5g
Low
4%
Salt
0.60g
Med
10%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
481kJ/115kcal

Ingredients

10 slices Extra Special Dry Cured Pancetta, chopped

180g Merchant Gourmet Whole Chestnuts, chopped

500g trimmed Brussels sprouts, halved

3tbsp chopped parsley

Zest and juice ½ lemon

Method

1
Cook the pancetta in a large frying pan for 5-6 mins until just crisping up.
2
Add the chestnuts and Brussels sprouts. Stir-fry for 5 mins until just cooked through.
3
Sprinkle with the chopped parsley, and season with freshly ground black pepper.
4
Sprinkle over the lemon zest and juice and serve immediately.
5
TOP TIP: To avoid overcooking Brussels sprouts, cut any large ones in half, then cook them at the last minute.