Chestnut recipes

Chestnuts are in season from October to December. Forage for your own or use shop-bought chestnuts and use them in these recipes.

Want to learn how cook chestnuts at home? Take a look at our chestnut guide, here.

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Mont Blanc chestnut meringues

Meringue recipes

Mont Blanc chestnut meringues

Crisp yet slightly chewy meringues always make a heavenly dessert and these Mont Blanc versions,...

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Chestnut and leek stuffed chicken supremes

Creamy chicken recipes

Chestnut and leek stuffed chicken supremes

We’ve used whole chestnuts and chestnut purée to really hero this earthy, nutty ingredient. Paired...

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Vegan miso mushroom, squash and chestnut wellington

Vegan Christmas recipes

Vegan miso mushroom, squash and chestnut wellington

This vegan wellington makes a standout centrepiece whatever the occasion. A mixture of miso mushrooms,...

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Chocolate and chestnut éclairs

Chestnut recipes

Chocolate and chestnut éclairs

Homemade choux pastry eclairs are filled with a sweet chestnut purée and drizzled with a...

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Creamy mushroom and chestnut pork with apple

Creamy pork recipes

Creamy mushroom and chestnut pork with apple

Pork chops are sweetened with apple and cooked in a creamy mushroom and chestnut sauce...

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Butternut, mushroom and chestnut brioche-crust wellington

Vegetarian Christmas recipes

Butternut, mushroom and chestnut brioche-crust wellington

Calling all vegetarians, this meat-free wellington encased in a chewy brioche crust makes for a...

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Shiitake mushroom and chestnut risotto

Vegetarian risotto recipes

Shiitake mushroom and chestnut risotto

This gorgeous autumnal risotto, make with shiitake mushrooms and chestnuts, is the perfect vegetarian meal...

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Chestnut danish pastries

Christmas breakfast recipes

Chestnut danish pastries

Start Christmas morning with a freshly baked danish pastry. Full of festive flavours, such as...

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Brussels sprouts with crispy chestnuts

Brussels sprouts recipes

Brussels sprouts with crispy chestnuts

A classic Christmas brussel sprout recipe with a gorgeous buttery coating and crispy chestnuts. Halving...

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Maple-glazed parsnip, chestnut and feta loaf

November seasonal food

Maple-glazed parsnip, chestnut and feta loaf

The nut roast of all nut roasts. This vegetarian recipe is packed with the different...

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Crispy pancetta, thyme and chestnut pappardelle

Italian pasta recipes

Crispy pancetta, thyme and chestnut pappardelle

Ready in just 20 minutes, this speedy pasta recipe has all the flavours of winter...

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Ham, chestnut and bread sauce soufflé

Christmas leftover recipes

Ham, chestnut and bread sauce soufflé

This is one of those recipes that’s bound to impress and they use up Christmas...

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Roast chicken with chestnut and apple stuffing balls

December seasonal food

Roast chicken with chestnut and apple stuffing balls

A gorgeous autumnal roast chicken recipe that comes accompanied by full-of-flavour chestnut stuffing balls. It’s...

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Sticky chestnut buns

Chestnut recipes

Sticky chestnut buns

Debbie Major’s buns are a bit like chelsea buns, but a lot stickier – these...

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Chestnut meringue roulade with hazelnut liqueur cream

Boozy bakes and adult puds

Chestnut meringue roulade with hazelnut liqueur cream

Debbie Major’s boozy chestnut roulade recipe is rich and creamy. Instead of hazelnut liqueur, you...

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Kale, chestnut and mushroom pie

Kale recipes

Kale, chestnut and mushroom pie

This vegetarian pie recipe with mushrooms and kale is perfect comfort food on a cold...

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Creamy sausage pasta with watercress and chestnut pesto

Chestnut recipes

Creamy sausage pasta with watercress and chestnut pesto

Our speedy sausage pasta recipe, with chestnuts and watercress, serves two people and uses shortcut...

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Caramelised pears and chestnuts

Pear recipes

Caramelised pears and chestnuts

Try an alternative accompaniment for your Christmas turkey with this make-ahead sweet, mellow pear and...

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Gammon and chestnut pappardelle

Gammon recipes

Gammon and chestnut pappardelle

Our creamy winter pasta recipe – made gammon, chestnuts and crème fraîche – is a...

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Beef and chestnut roll

Sausage roll recipes

Beef and chestnut roll

A giant beef sausage roll – made with chestnuts, blue cheese and caramelised onion chutney...

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Portobello mushroom and chestnut baked custards

Vegetarian Christmas recipes

Portobello mushroom and chestnut baked custards

Mushrooms, chestnuts, thyme and garlic are pan-fried with white wine then added to a creamy...

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Pappardelle with goat’s cheese, chestnuts, sage and pancetta

Quick pasta recipes

Pappardelle with goat’s cheese, chestnuts, sage and pancetta

Pasta makes the perfect shortcut supper and this pappardelle and goat’s cheese recipe, made with...

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Brussel sprouts with chestnuts

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Brussel sprouts with chestnuts

Serve this quick and easy brussel sprout with chestnuts side dish for Christmas dinner or...

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Chestnut and chocolate torte

Chocolate tarts, tortes and pies

Chestnut and chocolate torte

This easy chocolate recipe requires overnight chilling, so it’s a perfect make-ahead dessert for a...

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