Indulge in the rich and velvety goodness of chestnut cream soup. This delightful soup combines the earthy and nutty flavors of chestnuts with aromatic herbs and creamy textures. With its smooth and comforting consistency, this soup is perfect for warming up on chilly days or as an elegant starter for a special meal. Follow this easy recipe to create a luxurious bowl of chestnut cream soup that will captivate your taste buds and leave you craving for more.
Creamy Chestnut Soup
- large pot
- cutting board and knife
- Wooden spoon
- baking sheet
- roasted chestnuts
- vegetable broth
- salt and pepper
- fresh parsley
- In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté until the onion becomes translucent and fragrant.
- Add the roasted chestnuts to the pot and stir well to combine with the onions and garlic.
- Pour in the vegetable or chicken broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer for 20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Using a blender or immersion blender, carefully puree the soup until smooth and creamy. Be cautious when blending hot liquids.
- Return the soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream and thyme leaves. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Simmer the soup for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, to heat it through and let the flavors blend.
- Ladle the creamy chestnut soup into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley.
- Serve the soup hot and enjoy its luxurious and velvety texture along with the earthy and nutty flavors of the chestnuts.