Chestnut Soup with Porcini Mushrooms

If you have time, you can roast the nuts yourself and make your own puree instead of using store bought.

Chestnut and mushroom soup
Chestnut Soup with Porcini Mushrooms
Chestnut Soup with Porcini Mushrooms
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 10minutes 35minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 10minutes
Cook Time
35minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, sauté onions in hot oil until translucent. Add the porcinis and sauté on medium heat until lightly browned, 10 minutes. Add the wine and cook until the alcohol evaporates.
  2. Add the chestnut purée and mix well; add the meat stock, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 20 minutes (without boiling).
  3. Mix the cornstarch with the cream, add to the soup, and quickly bring to a boil. Serve with crusty bread.