Pumpkin And Chestnut Soup


This pumpkin and chestnut soup is a lovely and perfect autumn soup. The chestnuts give it an extra soft and smooth flavor, amazing!

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Pumpkin and chestnut soup
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2018-11-22, this recipe is for 6 people and takes 40 minutes.

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Updated at: 15-02-2021

40 minutes 6 people Soup
Pumpkin and chestnut soup


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  • 1 small pumpkin
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 500 gram chestnuts (store-bought, or roast them in the oven yourself)
  • 1,5 liter chicken stock
  • olive oil
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • optional: dash of cream and chopped parsley for serving
Pumpkin and chestnut soup ingredients
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  • vegetable peeler
  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • spoon
  • medium-sized pan & lid
  • (immersion) blender

Pumpkin And Chestnut Soup

40 minutes 6 people Soup

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

Make sure the chestnuts are ready to use, maybe you need to roast them in the oven and peel them first. You can also buy them roasted and peeled, mostly in a jar or can.

Peel the pumpkin, remove the seeds and chop into chunks. Peel and coarsely chop the onion and garlic cloves.  

Pumpkin and chestnut soup
Pumpkin and chestnut soup

Finishing the pumpkin and chestnut soup -- 30 minutes

Heat a bit of olive oil in a medium-sized pan and sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes. Add chunks of pumpkin and cook a few minutes more. Pour in the chicken stock, put the lid on and bring to a boil.

Turn down the heat as soon as it starts to boil. After about 10 minutes, you can also add chestnut but keep a handful aside for garnish. Cook the soup for another 15 minutes, the exact time depends on the size of the pumpkin chunks.

Use a(n) (immersion) blender to create a smooth soup. Season with pepper and salt. Garnish with chopped chestnuts, parsley and a little bit of cream. Enjoy!

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