Wild mushroom and chestnut rotolo in an oval casserole dish

Chestnut recipes

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

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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
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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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Steep nuts in brandy and cinnamon liqueur and store them in jars to serve with desserts like ice cream or fruit salad

35 mins
Easy
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The classic Christmas turkey with a flavour-packed sausage-based stuffing – you'll have plenty left to serve on the side too

4 hrs and 20 mins
More effort
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Serve this nut loaf with fresh green veggies as a Sunday lunch. Go for something seasonal like sprouts, broccoli, spinach or any of the leafy cabbage family

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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Make a meal with autumn's mushroom harvest

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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Make this impressive looking pie and keep it in the fridge, ready for a lunch buffet. The simple hot water crust pastry is well worth the effort

3 hrs and 25 mins
A challenge
48 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours and wrapped in flaky butter pastry - a real Christmas treat

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This is rainy-day comfort food at its best - flat pasta strips tossed with a rich meaty ragu, creamy chestnuts and fragrant orange zest

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat yet rustic root vegetable salad flavoured with honey and rosemary. It makes a great accompaniment a roast dinner.

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These chestnuts in scented syrup are delicious spooned over ice cream or whipped cream and mascarpone for a seasonal treat

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Upping the veg and swapping rice for pearl barley makes a hearty winter warmer that's full of flavour and healthy too. Scatter with Parmesan and enjoy!

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This make-ahead festive dessert is deliciously different and incredibly simple to make, with amaretti biscuits, fresh oranges and double cream

25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This stunning cake is a modern take on the classic nut roast, and the ideal vegan centrepiece, accompanied by all the usual trimmings

2 hrs and 30 mins
A challenge
Healthy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Store cupboard ingredients, spices and seasonal veg make this recipe the tastiest way to get 3 of your 5 a day

45 mins
Easy
225 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings.

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Double cream, nutmeg and chestnuts make a luscious addition to traditional Brussels sprouts - just watch this extra-ingulgent side dish disappear on Christmas Day

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use penny buns or mixed wild mushrooms for this rich and earthy vegetarian recipe

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This seasonal pesto is a good way of using up any herbs that are knocking around the kitchen

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A restaurant-quality dish by Gordon Ramsay made using easily found ingredients

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The perfect recipe to make Brussels sprouts irresistible (trust us)

50 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Good Food reader Barbara Keen shares her vegetarian loaf recipe with seasonal chestnut and cranberry

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Take puff pastry and top with banana shallots and ready-cooked chestnuts for these stylish vegetarian tarts – a great dinner party starter

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A zesty, gluten-free cake that uses crème fraîche instead of butter, from Mary Cadogan's blog

55 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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