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Chestnut and Apple Bisque
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A creamy soup with roasted chestnuts, apples, sherry, and fresh thyme.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121.2
Total Carbs 18.1 g
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
Sugars 10.1 g
Total Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 215.3 mg
Protein 3.2 g
Sodium 390.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Fruits
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Servings
Ingredients

1 tbsp  butter
2 tsp  extra virgin olive oil
3 cup  fresh chopped onion
1 tsp  fresh thyme
14 oz  low sodium chicken broth
2 each  medium apples
2 cup  cold water
8 oz  canned water chestnuts
2 oz  cream sherry
0 3/4 tsp  salt and pepper
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
1 cup  ground thyme
Directions
  1. Combine butter, oil, onion, and thyme in a large pot; saute 10 minutes.
  2. Add in broth and apples, place lid on pot, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Mix in water, chestnuts, sherry, salt, and pepper; lower heat to medium-low and simmer 10 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Take pot off of heat and let rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Using a food processor or blender, puree half the apple mixture until smooth.
  6. Spoon mixture back into the pot. Puree the other half and add to the pot. Heat over low heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Top soup with thyme leaves.

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