Brandied Chestnut Soup

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3 tb Brandy
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/2 lb Unshelled chestnuts ( or 1
1 lg Garlic; minced
3 1/2 c Chicken broth
1/4 ts Brown sugar
2 tb Butter or margarine
1 c 10% cream
1/2 c Onion; finely chopped
Pinch of cayenne pepper(opt)

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add onion and garlic; saute until soft. Add chicken broth, prepared chestnuts (see note below) or puree, brandy, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for approximately 30 to 35 minutes. Puree mixture, in batches, in blender or food processor. Return to pan; stir in cream. Heat until hot, but do not boil. Thin to desired consistency with a little milk. To prepare chestnuts, slash each nut with a sharp knife. Place nuts in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil; simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and let stand until cool enough to handle. Cut each chestnut in half and scoop out the center. Discard the skin and shell. Serves 6 Typed in MMFormat by Source: Good Friends Cookbook Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by on Aug 17, 1999

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