Chorizo & almond Brussels

Chorizo & almond Brussels

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 8

Love them or hate them?! We've breathed new life into this polarising Christmas side dish with spicy sausage and whole nuts - sure to be a new favourite!

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal266
  • fat23g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein9g
  • salt0.7g
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  • 800g trimmed Brussels sprouts
    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

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    The quintessential Christmas dinner veg, Brussels sprouts are thought to have been cultivated in…

  • 100g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 100g peeled, chopped chorizo



    A coarsely textured, spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 100g roughly chopped blanched almonds


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Cook the Brussels sprouts for 2 mins, then drain and leave to steam-dry. Meanwhile, put the butter and chorizo in a large frying pan over a medium heat for 5 mins until the butter caramelises and smells nutty, and the chorizo begins to brown. Tip in the sprouts and fry for 5-6 mins over a high heat until they’re tender, starting to crisp and are coated in the browned butter. Once the sprouts are cooked, toss in the blanched almonds.

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7th Nov, 2016
I love brussels one of the best things about Christmas dinner! Not tried it with almond and chorizo so might have to give that a go! :)
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