Chestnut Roll Recipe

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  1. Shortcrust Pastry
  2. Sieve the flour and salt together into a bowl.
  3. Cut the fats into 1.5cm (1/2 inch) cubes and rub lightly into flour, lifting the mixture to add air, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Make a well in the middle of the mixture and stir in enough water using a knife, until a soft but not sticky pastry is formed.
  5. Cover tightly and allow to rest in a fridge for 15 - 30 minutes.
  6. Roll out to the required thickness.
  7. At this stage the pastry may be frozen if required.
  8. Filling
  9. Slit shells of chestnuts, cook in boiling water for 15 minutes.
  10. Drain, cool and peel away shell and inner skin and coarsely chop.
  11. Chop the mushrooms, finely slice the leek
  12. Melt the butter, sauté mushrooms briefly, remove and reserve.
  13. Add the sliced leek and crushed garlic cook for 5 minutes, add the chestnuts.
  14. Pour a little stock to moisten, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  15. Add the mushrooms and remove pan from heat.
  16. Drain if too much liquid and season.
  17. Roll the pastry into an oblong and spread with the mixture, leaving a space round the edges.
  18. Roll up the pastry like a Swiss roll.
  19. Dampen the edges with water and press together to seal.
  20. Place on lightly greased baking tray, brush with milk.
  21. Pre-heat oven to 200°C: 400 °F: Gas 6
  22. Bake for 30-40 minutes
  23. Serve slices and garnished with watercress.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 14612.05 Kcal (61178 kJ)
Calories from fat 7216.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 801.88g 1234%
Cholesterol 762.62mg 254%
Sodium 11889.51mg 495%
Potassium 5204.19mg 111%
Total Carbs 1649.03g 550%
Sugars 16.04g 64%
Dietary Fiber 81.91g 328%
Protein 104.01g 208%
Vitamin C 292mg 487%
Vitamin A 2.8mg 92%
Iron 41.9mg 233%
Calcium 1713.9mg 171%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 423.7 Kcal (1774 kJ)
Calories from fat 209.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.25g 1234%
Cholesterol 22.11mg 254%
Sodium 344.75mg 495%
Potassium 150.9mg 111%
Total Carbs 47.82g 550%
Sugars 0.47g 64%
Dietary Fiber 2.38g 328%
Protein 3.02g 208%
Vitamin C 8.5mg 487%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 92%
Iron 1.2mg 233%
Calcium 49.7mg 171%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 358.3
  • 388

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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