Chestnuts in blankets with mustard

Chestnuts in blankets with mustard

Bacon and chestnuts are a heavenly combo in this truly festive appetiser – it’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

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Gluten free
  • Makes30
  • CourseCanape
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time35 mins

Ingredients

  • 15 smoked streaky bacon rashers, each cut in 1/2
  • 180g pouch Merchant Gourmet Whole Chestnuts
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Grey Poupon Wholegrain Mustard
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves, plus extra to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark , and line a baking tray with baking parchment. Wrap each ½ rasher of bacon around a chestnut and secure with a cocktail stick or small skewer. Put on the prepared baking tray and bake for 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, combine the maple syrup, mustard and thyme in a small bowl. Brush over the wrapped chestnuts and bake for a further 8-10 minutes until golden and sticky. Transfer to a platter, drizzle with the tray juices and scatter over extra thyme leaves, if liked. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutritional

Typical values per item when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

176kJ/ 342kcals

Fat

2.3g

Saturated Fat

0.8g

Carbohydrates

3.4g

Sugars

1.8g

Fibre

0.5g

Protein

1.9g

Salt

0.3g

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