BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH CHESTNUTS, PANCETTA AND PARSLEY The sprout recipe below is really only a slight detour from the traditional route. By all means, stick to the orthodox if you prefer by adding only buttery chestnuts to the Brussels sprouts, but what follows is now my own traditional way of cooking them. There is a lot of parsley, I know, but think of it as another vegetable ingredient rather than a garnish.
Buttered sprouts with chestnuts & bacon - quartered the recipe for xmas lunch. Shredded the sprouts (the kids prefer them that way). Nice but I think it could have done with some garlic and a higher proportion of bacon and nuts
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Balsamic Syrup
Who wants to spend ages prepping sprouts when there's so much else going on? Not me! This kind of thing is exactly the reason I fell in love with my food processor. I've come up with this super quick recipe where you just rattle the sprouts straight through the processor and into a pan with some gorgeous flavours to pimp them right up. Done.