Cream of Chestnut Soup

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Enjoy every spoonful of this delicate and sweet soup.

190
Calories
6g
Fat
5g
Protein
4
Servings

Ingredients

1 lb chestnuts
1 small onion (chopped)
3 shallots (chopped)
2 clv of garlic (minced)
Pinch of salt
2 bay leaves
1/8 t ground cloves
2 T sweet butter
3 c natural chicken stock (or to desired consistency)
6 oz Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
1 t brown sugar to taste

Topping

Garnish with whole cloves
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
190
Total Fat: 
6g
Cholesterol: 
10mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
32g
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Protein: 
5g

Preparation:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°.

Step 2

Cut a cross on each chestnut shell and place them on a baking sheet.

Step 3

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until well roasted.

Step 4

Using a medium size Dutch oven, sauté the onions, shallots and bay leaves with butter on a medium to high heat for 2 minutes or until onions are translucent.

Step 5

Add garlic, salt and ground clover and sauté for another 2 minutes.

Step 6

Stir occasionally allowing the onions to caramelize a little.

Step 7

Turn off the heat and remove the bay leaves from the pot.

Step 8

Allow the roasted chestnuts to cool and peel the shells and any skin covering the tender chestnuts.

Step 9

Place peeled chestnuts in a food processor with 1/2 to 1 cup of chicken stock and the sautéed onions and garlic.

Step 10

Purée to a smooth consistency.

Step 11

Return the puréed chestnuts to the Dutch oven on a medium to low heat and add the remaining chicken stock and cook to a slow boil.

Step 12

Remove from heat and add yogurt.

Step 13

Taste to adjust seasonings with brown sugar.

Step 14

For a smoother consistency, add more chicken stock to the soup.

Ingredients

1 lb chestnuts
1 small onion (chopped)
3 shallots (chopped)
2 clv of garlic (minced)
Pinch of salt
2 bay leaves
1/8 t ground cloves
2 T sweet butter
3 c natural chicken stock (or to desired consistency)
6 oz Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
1 t brown sugar to taste

Topping

Garnish with whole cloves
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
190
Total Fat: 
6g
Cholesterol: 
10mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
32g
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Protein: 
5g

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