Chestnut soup (mf)
Soups Stews Chestnuts
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:13:22 AM. Recipe ID 41761. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Chestnut soup (mf)
Categories: Soups &, Stews
Yield: 4 Servings
2 tb Butter
1 Onion, thinly sliced
1 Stalk celery, thinly sliced
1 Carrot, thinly sliced
1 tb Flour
6 c Chicken broth
1 cn Chestnuts packed in water
-(15 oz), drained or 6 ounce
Salt and freshly ground
1 ds Madeira or sherry
1/2 c Sour cream, optional
Snipped chives for garnish,
Heat butter in a medium saucepan. Add the onion, celery and carrot and
saute a few minutes to begin the cooking process. Sprinkle on the
flour and cook a minute or until slightly browned. Add the broth,
cover and simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Add chestnuts or puree
and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes longer.
Puree in a blender or food processor and return to a saucepan to
reheat. If too thin, simmer over low heat, stirring continuously
until thickened or if too thick, add more liquid. Season to taste
with salt and pepper, add a dash of Madeira and ladle out. Garnish
with sour cream and chives if you wish.
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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