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Chestnut Soup recipe

Chestnut Soup

1 qt. chestnuts (Spanish preferred)
1 pint chicken stock
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon sugar
salt and paprika to taste

Cover chestnuts with boiling water slightly salted. Cook until quite soft and rub through coarse sieve, add stock, and seasoning; then thicken with flour blended with water.

Let simmer five minutes and serve at once.

In case stock is not available milk can be used with a little butter added.