Chestnut recipes

    Chestnuts - there are few things that say winter more than this irresistible nut. Find loads of sweet and savoury wintry delights, from chestnut soup and stuffing, to cakes and more.

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    3 reviews
     
    50min

    Packed with flavour and texture, this stuffing is low in fat and high in fibre and carbohydrate. Stuffed into a bird, or baked alongside, it enables you to serve smaller portions of meat – with lots of vegetables – which means your meal will be in the right, healthy proportions. If you have a large bird, just increase the quantity of stuffing.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

     
    11 reviews
     
    1hr30min

    This is a nice winter stew or soup that everyone loves in my family. It is so comforting on a cold winter night, or it can be a Christmas main for vegetarians. It tastes wonderful the next day! Experiment with the vegetable combinations!

    Recipe by: experimentalbakerandcook

     
    34 reviews
     
    1hr15min

    Moist, flavourful chestnut stuffing for turkey. This recipe is a Christmas family tradition in our house!

    Recipe by: KBROWN26

     
    2 reviews
     
    1hr

    This stuffing has bacon, sausage, mushrooms and chestnuts. I'm hoping others enjoy it as much as we do!

    Recipe by: jean.isacke

     
    3 reviews
     
    1hr35min

    This is a warming dish for the cold weather months, rich with lean beef, celeriac, chestnuts and shallots. The suetcrust pastry lid is flavoured with herbs, and breadcrumbs are added for a light, crumbly texture so the pie is not heavy to eat. For extra vitamins serve with lightly cooked spinach.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

     
    1 review
     
    1hr35min

    This is an incredibly delicious and elegant pumpkin soup with the luxurious additions of chestnuts, cream and cognac. Enjoy during the cold winter months.

    Recipe by: Leckerschmecker

     
    16 reviews
     
    3hr

    My Aunt Anne started a new tradition several years ago with this fabulous addition to our family Christmas dinner.

    Recipe by: Carla A.

     
    1 review
     
    1hr50min

    As simple as it can be: the soup is made up of chestnuts, butter and milk. Add a little fresh parsley for colour and enjoy with crusty bread.

    Recipe by: Y. Harris

     
    1 review
     
    30min

    Stir-frying is a quick method of cooking that retains many of the vitamins and minerals that may be lost during boiling. This is a great way to cook Brussels sprouts and cabbage, sure to tempt even the most reluctant eaters of greens. If liked, serve with wholemeal or seeded rolls.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

     
    1 review
     
    1hr50min

    No one in my family is missing the meat in this vegetarian chestnut roast with a delicious mushroom stuffing. Try adding thyme and grated cheese for a flavour boost.

    Recipe by: P. Hoyle

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