If the Christmas spirit has you in the mood to get some chestnuts roasting on an open fire, we’re here to help. The best way to roast chestnuts is actually in your oven and it can make for a fun and delicious holiday tradition.
Be sure that the chestnuts you’re using come to a point on the end - those are called sweet chestnuts and that’s what stores will sell. The round ones you may have seen on the ground outside are horse chestnuts and they’re toxic and don’t taste good. Here are the basic steps needed to get the holiday treat going:
Chestnuts are high in fiber, copper, B Vitamins, manganese, folate, and thiamin so they're definitely a holiday tradition to feel good about!