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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.

8 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
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Healthy
Vegan
62 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Forget fiddly stuffing balls, this clever roll tastes delicious, plus its practical shape makes it ultra-simple to slice

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
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40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This festive stuffing brings together all the trimmings in one gorgeous mass

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This glamorous dessert makes the perfect festive centrepiece for a posh Christmas party

6 hrs
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53 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
38 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
16 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Sweet chestnuts and chocolate make a heavenly combination at Christmas time

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs
Easy
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Gregg Wallace's stunning, make-ahead roulade is much easier to master than it looks

2 hrs
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Ready-cooked chestnuts add an interesting bite to this seasonal salad

40 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This veggie side is perfect for those who love the taste of Brussels sprouts but don't like the texture

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

If you're feeling like a lazy supper, this easy vegan squash recipe is deliciously spiced. Serve with a dollop of coconut yogurt

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Start the day with this healthy compote with yoghurt, or serve with dollops of mascarpone for a quick seasonal pudding

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

With a dark chocolate digestive base and nutty cream cheese topping, this frozen dessert has a winter twist

1 hr and 10 mins
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17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A classic Christmas combination – and it counts as two of your 5-a-day

30 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This rich, gluten-free cake makes a perfect dinner-party dessert

24 hrs and 30 mins
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Vegetarian
Gluten-free
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This warming sausage stew is a perfect make-ahead main, with a rich red wine sauce, chestnuts and a creamy mustard mash

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Festive, flavoursome and filling, this chestnut and bacon stuffing is a winner

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

If you struggle to get the family to eat their sprouts, try adding some chestnuts and pancetta to make an irresistible side dish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Use chicken if you prefer in this rustic autumnal roast with homemade gravy

1 hr and 55 mins
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Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
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