Mixed greens with walnuts

Mixed greens with walnuts

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 8
A delicious nutty side dish to complement your Christmas meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian


  • kcal129
  • fat8g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre6g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.13g
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  • 400g Brussels sprout, trimmed and thickly sliced
    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

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

  • 250g Savoy or green cabbage, sliced or shredded



    The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…

  • 100g shallot, peeled and sliced



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 2 tsp each butter and olive oil



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

  • 300ml vegetable or chicken stock (use vegetable if you have any vegetarian guests over for Christmas)
  • 400g frozen peas



    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 50g walnut, chopped



    Walnuts are one of the most popular and versatile of all nuts. When picked young, they're…


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add your sliced sprouts and cabbage, then boil for 2 mins. Drain, rinse in cold water to cool, then drain well again. Soften the sliced shallots in a frying pan with the butter and oil until meltingly soft. Cover the veg separately with cling film and chill for up to 24 hrs, until just before serving.

  2. While your turkey is resting, tip shallots back into your largest frying pan with the stock and heat until simmering. Stir in the blanched sprouts, cabbage and frozen peas and cook for 2-3 mins until all the veg is tender and stock reduced. Season and stir in the walnuts just before serving

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3rd Jan, 2011
I did this with our xmas dinner and it went down a storm - not one complaint that I'd served up sprouts! It was a very flavoursome dish. Would definately do this again.
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