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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Chestnut Soup (Mf)

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Category: Stews

 Ingredients List

  • 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
  • -can puree
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -pepper
  • 1 ds Madeira or sherry
  • 1/2 c Sour cream, optional
  • Snipped chives for garnish,
  • -optional


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

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

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