Maple Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts get a festive revamp with subtle maple syrup notes.

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Fed up with serving “boring” Brussels sprouts? Here is the solution.

The combination of pancetta, chestnuts and maple syrup means everyone will polish off their veggies.

 

Nutrition per serving
Kcal
352
Fat
13.0g
Sat Fat
6.1g
Carbs
46.0g
Sugars
33.0g
Fibre
9.0g

Method

Cook the sprouts in boiling salted water for 3½ minutes, then refresh in iced water.

Halve the sprouts.

Fry the pancetta until crisp and golden, take out and place on a cloth.

Fry the chestnuts in the bacon fat for 5 minutes and then place on cloth with pancetta.

Reheat the sprouts in butter and a little water for 5 minutes and sauté.

Add the pancetta, chestnuts and maple syrup.

Then add the cranberries at the last minute and serve.

Ingredients

  • 1kg Brussels sprouts
  • 100g pancetta, cut into lardons
  • 200g chestnuts
  • 50g butter
  • 50g cranberries
  • 200ml pure maple syrup
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