Instant Pot Chestnut Soup

By | August 31, 2018

This is a rich winter and traditional soup with hearty flavours of chestnut with spice and crunch.

4.5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Chestnut Soup

Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword butter, Chestnut Soup, sage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 346 kcal


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1.5 lb fresh chestnuts puree them
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 sprig sage
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 bay laurel leaf
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1 medium potato
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp rum
  • A few scraps of nutmeg
  • Fresh cream for garnish
  • Sage leaves and fresh nutmeg shavings


  1. Add butter to the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”.

  2. Add butter, onion, celery, sage, white pepper and sauté for 3 minutes.

  3. Add potato, bay laurel leaf, chestnuts and stock.

  4. Set to the “Manual” at high pressure for 15 minutes.

  5. Select the “Cancel” and release pressure quickly.

  6. Remove bay leaf, add the rum and few shavings of nutmeg and puree the contents of the Instant pot with a blender.

  7. Serve hot with a swirl of fresh cream, sage leaves and nutmeg shavings. 

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