Bacon, Brussels And Chilli Broth Recipe

Bacon, Brussels sprouts and chilli broth

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This bacon, Brussels sprouts and chilli broth is a great, healthy way to warm up winter and use up any leftovers you might have. Even sprout-haters will love it


Make this bacon, Brussels sprouts and chilli broth for a Boxing Day meal. Also check out more Christmas leftovers recipes.



  • onion 1, finely chopped
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • smoked bacon lardons 100g
  • olive oil
  • parsnips 2, finely diced
  • thyme sprigs 2
  • chilli flakes a pinch
  • chicken stock 1 litre
  • brussels sprouts 250g, finely sliced
  • chilli oil (optional) to serve


  • Step 1

    Put the onions, garlic and lardons in a large pan, drizzle with a little oil and cook for 5 minutes. Add the parsnips, thyme, chilli flakes and stock, bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. Add the sprouts then simmer for another 5 minutes before serving with a drizzle of chilli oil if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 190
  • Fat 7.6g
  • Carbs 14.3g
  • Fibre 7.9g
  • Protein 16.3g
  • Salt 1.4g