Fried Garlic Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts: Easy Recipe

Published Tuesday, Dec 24 2013, 12:20 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Looking for a way to give your festive Brussel sprouts a bit more oomph?

We love this recipe for Fried Garlic Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts. It's so easy and quick to make - all you have to do is assemble your ingredients.

The chestnuts and bacon give a real festive feel to the veg for an extra special Christmas dinner.

Pan fried garlic Brussel sprouts with bacon and chestnuts

© Very Lazy


  • 700g Brussels sprouts
  • 250g cubed lardons or bacon cut into cubes
  • 1tablespoon Very Lazy Garlic (chopped or paste)
  • 350g cooked chestnuts (vacuum packed)


1 Trim the ends of the Brussel sprouts and cut each one in half.

2 Place in a pan of boiling water and simmer for 2 minutes. Drain, refresh under cold water and leave to drain until needed. (this can be done a day in advance)

3 Place the bacon in a large frying pan and gently fry until the fat has melted and they are just going crisp.

4 Add the garlic, Brussels sprouts and chestnuts and cook until warm. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Serves 8

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