Wild mushroom and chestnut rotolo in an oval casserole dish

Chestnut recipes

53 Recipes

Enjoy chestnuts in sweet and savoury dishes. They bring a caramelised nutty flavour to sprouts, Christmas puds, turkey stuffing, desserts and more.

Mushroom & chestnut rotolo

3.285715

(7 ratings)

Serve this vegan bake for a dinner party, or on Christmas Day. The honeycomb effect of rolled lasagne sheets looks fab and the crispy sage is so festive
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chestnut & cranberry roll

4.83051

(59 ratings)

Forget fiddly stuffing balls, this clever roll tastes delicious, plus its practical shape makes it ultra-simple to slice
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Italian sausage & chestnut pasta

4.78049

(41 ratings)

A mix of sausagemeat and chestnut chunks creates a rich and nutty pasta sauce, lifting this from an everyday dish to something special
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Parsnip, cranberry & chestnut loaf

4.235295

(34 ratings)

A modern take on the nut loaf, this makes a great vegetarian centrepiece for Christmas Day or a special dinner
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chestnut, bacon & parsnip soup

4.333335

(6 ratings)

A smooth and creamy winter soup, topped with crispy bacon pieces - serve with crusty bread for a filling and warming lunch
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chestnut stuffing roll

5

(11 ratings)

Try a new presentation style - this nutty, bacon-wrapped log is designed to save space in the oven. Serve in thick slices
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Autumn chestnut salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Ready-cooked chestnuts add an interesting bite to this seasonal salad
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Warm winter fruit with chestnuts

0

(0 ratings)

Start the day with this healthy compote with yoghurt, or serve with dollops of mascarpone for a quick seasonal pudding
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Iced chestnut ripple cheesecake

4.8

(5 ratings)

With a dark chocolate digestive base and nutty cream cheese topping, this frozen dessert has a winter twist
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Chestnut truffle cake

4.545455

(11 ratings)

This rich, gluten-free cake makes a perfect dinner-party dessert
  • 24 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Chestnut fool

5

(1 rating)

An autumnal accompaniment to cakes and puds, this nutty cream goes particularly well with spiced friands
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Chestnut & bacon cake

5

(4 ratings)

Festive, flavoursome and filling, this chestnut and bacon stuffing is a winner
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Rustic chestnut stuffing

4

(6 ratings)

If you love stuffing don’t just stop at one. Cook one inside the turkey to give it flavour and help keep it juicy, then cook another separately
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Turkey & chestnut gravy

5

(1 rating)

Make this rich turkey and chestnut gravy to accompany your Christmas dinner. If you use goose fat or butter, it can be made ahead, chilled and frozen
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Cauliflower & chestnut soup

4.875

(8 ratings)

This creamy, vegetarian soup, from Becky Lovatt, is a great way to use up leftover chestnuts, or use freshly roasted chestnuts for a more intense flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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