Morel and Chestnut Soup

Morel and Chestnut Soup

Morel and Chestnut Soup

Preparation: 60 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Portions: 4
    Ingredients
    40 g of dried morels
    300 g peeled chestnuts
    A few strips of bacon
    A bit of parsley (optional)
    3 tablespoons of fresh cream

      Preparation
      Soak the morels in lukewarm water for 20 minutes.
      Remove the morels, keeping the water and filtering it into a pot.
      Heat the pot under a medium flame for 30 min (to concentrate the taste).
      In a pan, sauté the chestnuts and bacon for a few minutes.
      Add the morel water and ¼ of the morels to the pan, cover, and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
      Stir and mix well.
      At the same time, sauté the remaining morels in butter for a few minutes.
      Then add these morels to the chestnut mix with 3 tablespoons of fresh cream.
      Keep cooking on a low flame for 5-10 mn while occasionally stirring.
      Add parsley and serve hot.

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