Whole Braised Chestnuts
|Peeled chestnuts||3 Cup (48 tbs) (About 1 Pound Whole Raw Or 35 Chestnuts)|
|Chicken consomme||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Red wine/White wine / sherry / water||2 Tablespoon|
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Place chestnuts in heavy saucepan or casserole.
Cover with consomme to the depth of 1/2 inch.
Mix cornstarch and wine to a smooth paste.
Pour over chestnuts.
Add salt and pepper to taste and dot with butter.
Simmer, covered, over lowest possible heat for 50 minutes, or until chestnuts are tender.
Serve as separate dish or mix with braised red cabbage or Brussels sprouts.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1578 Calories from Fat 484
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55 g84.3%
Saturated Fat 30.4 g152.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%
Sodium 909.5 mg37.9%
Total Carbohydrates 250 g83.2%
Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.4%
Sugars 47.7 g
Protein 15 g30.9%
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 3.6% Iron 2.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet