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Chestnut Bisque safe

By CarolynYoung

2010-04-21 23:59:07

A unique soup that's sure to get raves.

Prep time 20 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

1 medium carrot, diced
1/2 onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 tbsp. butter or canola oil
1 lb fresh chestnuts, peeled
3 C chicken bouillon
1/4 C apple juice
1/4 C fresh parsley, chopped
pinch ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
fresh ground pepper to taste
1/2 tsp dried tarragon
nonfat sour cream or yogurt
(optional)

Instructions

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add carrots, onion, and celery, and saute until soft, about 7 minutes. Add chestnuts and continue cooking 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and add apple juice, parsley, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Simmer 15 minutes. Add tarragon and continue cooking 5 minutes. Puree the soup in a blender. Return to saucepan and reheat. Adjust seasonings as needed. Serve with a dollop of yogurt or sour cream.
(Serves 4)

Category Soup
Cuisine North American
Diet Choices
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