Creamy chestnut 🌰 soup ❣️Got some really fresh chestnuts from the wet market at $40! Really sweet and buttery!!!! Love cooking this soup in winter ❄️although not cold at all yet……😓
Silky Creamy Chestnut Soup (For Four)
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
2 small shallots, roughly chopped
half onion, roughly chopped
½ cup heavy cream
1 cup milk
700ml low sodium chicken broth
Chopped parsley for garnish
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1. Melt the butter in a pot, can add some oil as well. Add the garlic, shallots and onion cook over moderately low heat, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the chestnuts and cook for 2 minutes. Add the chicken broth and cook over moderately high heat. Cover partially and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes or more.
2. Puree the soup in a blender, return the soup over low heat and gradually add the heavy cream and milk until to the desired texture. Season with salt and pepper. Put parsley on top and serve!