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Chorizo and hazelnut sprouts recipe

Chorizo and hazelnut sprouts recipe

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It wouldn't be Christmas without Brussels sprouts. Try something new this year with tangy chorizo, buttery hazelnuts and herby thyme for a winning Christmas side dish that everyone will love. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 156 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 1kg Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 150g chorizo, chopped
  • 25g hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme, chopped

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    3g 13%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    0.8g 14%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 5.2g Protein 8.8g Fibre 5g


  1. Simmer the sprouts in boiling water for 7 mins or until tender. Drain, then halve.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the chorizo for 2 mins, turning halfway.
  3. Add the sprouts and cook for 2 mins to warm through. Scatter over the hazelnuts and thyme.

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