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Garlic Chestnuts & Savoy Cabbage on Grilled Sourdough

Garlic Chestnuts & Savoy Cabbage on Grilled Sourdough

Pure plant-based comfort food at it’s best! This recipe really takes food on toast to the next level! It can be eaten for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner and is so quick and simple to make – comfort food on toast has never tasted so good.


Recipe by @avantgardevegan

  • Serves 4

  • 25 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegans

Whole Chestnuts


  • 1 tbs Vegan Butter/Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic, sliced fine
  • 300g Savoy cabbage, shredded fine
  • 300g Red Cabbage, shredded fine
  • 1 Red Onion, sliced fine
  • 1 x 180g pouch Merchant Gourmet Whole Chestnuts
  • Handful Curly Parsley, finely chopped
  • 6 Leaves Sage
  • Pinch Sea Salt & Pepper
  • Pinch Dried Chilli Flakes
  • Juice of 1/2 a Lemon

Chestnut Puree Dressing

To serve

  • 4-6 Slices of Sourdough Bread, grilled


  1. Pre heat a large non stick pan over a medium and add the vegan butter or olive oil.
  2. When the pan is hot add the garlic, savoy, red cabbage, onion & chestnuts. Sauté the mixture for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the parsley, sage, seasoning, chilli & lemon. Continue to sauté the mixture for 2-3 more minutes.
  4. Meanwhile whisk together the dressing ingredients with a splash of water to make it more of a sauce like consistency.
  5. Stir 3-4 tablespoons of the dressing through the cabbage mixture.
  6. Top the grilled bread with lots of sautéed chestnuts & cabbage mixture, then drizzle over some of the dressing.

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