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Chestnuts - Roast And Soup

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Rediscover North Carolina chestnuts! This delicious tree nut is making a resurgence in this country. The Produce Lady shares quick, easy and healthy tips.
Ingredients
For roasted chestnut
  Chestnut 1 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
For chestnut soup
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Whipped cream 2 Tablespoon
Directions

FOR Roasted Chestnut
GETTING READY
1. Cut the skin of chestnut with sharp knife and set aside.

MAKING
2. Place the chestnuts over the roasting pan and place that over the fire.
3. Every 3 minutes shake the roasting pan and cook for 30 minutes.

SERVING
4. Remove the skin of the chestnut and season with salt. Serve and enjoy!

TIPS
You can also roast the chestnut in oven at 425 degrees for 35 minutes.
You can boil chestnut in hot water and that can be served as snack.

For Chestnut Soup
MAKING
1. In a saucepan pour in the chicken stock and chestnut. Bring to boil and low the heat, simmer for 20 minutes.
2. Blend the mixture with hand blender, simmer for 5 minutes more.

SERVING
3. Season soup with salt and pepper. Garnish with cream and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Savory
Ingredient: 
Chestnut
Interest: 
Healthy
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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