Sweet chestnut soup

Sweet chestnut soup

14 ratings

Fabian, Kitchen Stories


„One of my favorite recipes in the app. I make it for my family every Christmas.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
50 g
sugar
80 ml
white wine
100 g
chestnuts (pre-cooked, peeled)
3 sprigs
marjoram
2
onions
200 g
parsnip
800 ml
vegetable broth
200 ml
whipping cream
salt
vegetable oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 50 g sugar
  • 80 ml white wine
  • 100 g chestnuts (pre-cooked, peeled)
  • 3 sprigs marjoram
  • 2  onions
  • 200 g parsnip
  • 800 ml vegetable broth
  • 200 ml whipping cream
  • salt
  • vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • large saucepan
  • hand blender
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Chardonnay, California
A chardonnay from the Russian River Valley, aged in French oak barrels, works beautifully with this dish. Both possess a subtle creaminess and the chardonnay’s gentle apple notes leaves the palate feeling refreshed and clean.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
322
Protein
3g
Fat
19g
Carb
31g

Step 1/8

In a frying pan, caramelise sugar over medium-high heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. and deglaze with white wine.
  • 50 sugar
  • 80 ml white wine
  • frying pan

In a frying pan, caramelise sugar over medium-high heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. and deglaze with white wine.

Step 2/8

Add chestnuts to frying pan and continue to cook for an additional 3 – 5 min.
  • 100 chestnuts

Add chestnuts to frying pan and continue to cook for an additional 3 – 5 min.

Step 3/8

Add marjoram to pan and continue to cook for an additional 1 – 2 min. Remove from heat, drain liquid, and set chestnuts aside. Discard marjoram.
  • 3 sprigs marjoram

Add marjoram to pan and continue to cook for an additional 1 – 2 min. Remove from heat, drain liquid, and set chestnuts aside. Discard marjoram.

Step 4/8

Roughly dice onion. Cut parsnip into medallions.
  • 2 onions
  • 200 parsnip
  • cutting board
  • knife

Roughly dice onion. Cut parsnip into medallions.

Step 5/8

In a large saucepan, sauté onions in some vegetable oil for approx. 3 – 5 min. until translucent. Add parsnips and chestnuts.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon

In a large saucepan, sauté onions in some vegetable oil for approx. 3 – 5 min. until translucent. Add parsnips and chestnuts.

Step 6/8

Add vegetable broth to pan and stir well to incorporate. Allow to cook for approx. 10 – 15 min.
  • 800 ml vegetable broth

Add vegetable broth to pan and stir well to incorporate. Allow to cook for approx. 10 – 15 min.

Step 7/8

Add cream to pan and stir well to incorporate.
  • 200 ml whipping cream

Add cream to pan and stir well to incorporate.

Step 8/8

Using a hand blender, puree soup for approx. 1 – 2 min. until smooth. Season to taste with salt and serve hot. Enjoy!
  • salt
  • hand blender

Using a hand blender, puree soup for approx. 1 – 2 min. until smooth. Season to taste with salt and serve hot. Enjoy!