Brussels Sprouts, Bacon & Chestnut Gratin

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Brussels Sprouts, Bacon & Chestnut Gratin

 

 

Brussels Sprouts, Bacon & Chestnut Gratin

Brussels Sprouts, Bacon & Chestnut Gratin

Yield: 6

Ingredients

  • 750g Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon, chopped
  • handful cooked chestnuts, chopped
  • 250g crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard
  • 50ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 100g Gruyère cheese, grated
  • butter to grease the dish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4. Grease an ovenproof roasting dish (or disposable like I do at Christmas time!) with some butter.
  2. Boil the sprouts in salted boiling water for about 3-4 minutes, drain and put in the greased dish. Add the chesnuts
  3. Fry the bacon pieces until crisp.
  4. Make the sauce by mixing together the crème fraîche, mustard and milk.
  5. Pour over the sauce and sprinkle with the cheese and cooked bacon.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes until bubbly and golden.
  7. Can be made in advance and cooked when needed.
  8. Turn this dish vegetarian by omitting the bacon.

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