Roasting Chestnuts

Jo Zimny


I love chestnuts and this is the season for them. I finally learned the proper method and want to share it with you.


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depends on how many you buy
15 Min
20 Min


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1 large
bag of raw chestnuts

How to Make Roasting Chestnuts


  • 1Set your oven for 425'F.
    Make a slice along the round mounded edge of each chestnut. Make sure you cut right through the shell.
  • 2Put them in a saucepan and cover with water.
  • 3Bring to a simmer.
  • 4Remove from the pot and put into a heat proof dish.
  • 5Bake for 15 minutes.
  • 6Put in a towel and leave for 15 minutes so the steam can help soften the chestnuts.
  • 7Enjoy!

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About Roasting Chestnuts

Course/Dish: Nuts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Chestnuts

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