Chestnut Stuffing2

chestnut stuffing2


  • 3 large shallots, peeled and diced
    2 tbsp olive oil
    1 large clove garlic peeled and crushed (optional)
    110g (4oz) streaky bacon
    55g (2oz) butter
    170g (6oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
    400g (14oz) chestnuts, peeled whole and roughly crumbled
    Juice and zest of a lemon
    Salt and pepper
    2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the shallots and diced bacon until golden. Add the garlic, butter and chestnuts and cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
  2. Now stir in the other ingredients seasoning well with salt and pepper.