Chestnut Soup

Chestnut Soup

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound fresh chestnuts, blanched, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 48 ounces chicken broth
  • 2 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • salt and pepper

Directions

Melt butter in pot. Add vegetables and saute over medium heat until lightly browned. Add chicken stock and nuts. Cover pot and simmer for 1 hour. Season to taste.