Brussels Sprouts With Currants and Chestnuts

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"Recipe source: Bon Appetit (November 2004)"

Original recipe yields 10 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (112.4 g)
  • Calories 164.8
  • Total Fat - 10.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 18.3 mg
  • Sodium - 78.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.9 g
  • Sugars - 2.5 g
  • Protein - 3.3 g
  • Calcium - 36.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 67.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

In a saucepan over medium heat bring cider to a boil. Remove from heat.

Step 2

Stir in currants and let soak 30 minutes.

Step 3

Using a food processor with a slicing disc, push the brussels sprouts through the food tube and slice the sprouts. *****can be done one day ahead. Cover and chill the currant mixture. Wrap brussels sprouts in paper towels and then enclose in a plastic bag and chill.

Step 4

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chestnuts; saute for 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a bowl.

Step 5

Add brussels sprouts to skillet and saute 3 minutes or until they start to wilt. Stir in 1/2 cup water and butter; saute until most of the liquid evaporates and brussels sprouts are tender (5-10 minutes). Stir in chestnuts, currant mixture and vinegar; saute until heated through (2-5 minutes). Season with salt and pepper.

Tips & Variations

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We really loved this Brussels Sprouts recipe, I made it the first time around the holiday season and have made it a few times since, I'll be making it many more times, thanks

review by:
(17 Feb 2015)

Sue Lau

Excellent! I had a netting bag of sprouts that weighed 1 pound so cut the recipe back slightly, and still used the full jar of chestnuts. Easy to make and delicious!

review by:
(2 Jan 2015)


I made a double recipe and served it in two bowls at my Christmas dinner, by the end of the dinner both bowls were empty, this was a really great recipe for brussel sprouts and one I will use many more times. I thank you very much Ellie

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(25 Dec 2014)