Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts | Good Hemp
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts

This recipe uses Good Hemp Oil to roast the sprouts for a delicious nutty flavour. If you are vegetarian you can omit the pancetta from the recipe and it will still be a great side. This is an easy dish to prepare and great for Christmas day when sprouts are usually forgotten and boiled to within an inch of their lives! After trying this you will never go back to boring old boiled brussel sprouts again.

  • Serves 4
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Gluten Free

What you’ll need:

  • 4 tbsp Good Hemp Oil
  • 500g brussel sprouts, outer leaves removed
  • 130g smoked pancetta cubes
  • 50g vacuum-packed chestnuts, chopped (or roast your own)
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas 8 (230C/450F).
  2. Bring a large pot of water to the boil and cook the brussel sprouts for 5 minutes until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, fry the pancetta in the Good Hemp Oil until crisp. Turn off the heat, add the chestnuts and set aside.
  4. Drain the sprouts and add them to an oven-proof baking dish, then add the pancetta, chestnuts and Good Hemp Oil mixture.
  5. Crush the fennel seeds using a pestle and mortar and sprinkle these over the top of the sprouts, stir to combine.
  6. Add salt and pepper and place into the oven to roast for 35 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  7. Serve straightaway in a big festive bowl.


Calories: 322     Protein: 12g     Carbs: 10g     Fat: 12g     Saturates: 5g     Fibre: 8g     Sugar: 5g     Salt: 0.8g