Instant Pot Bacon Chestnut Soup

A delightful soup made with chestnut. When combined with bacon, becomes amazing and tender.

Instant Pot Bacon Chestnut Soup
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, Bacon Chestnut Soup, cream, laurel leaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 5 bacon strips cooked crispy
  • 1.5 lb chestnuts
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 sprig sage
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 bay laurel leaf
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1 potato
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • A few scraps of nutmeg
  • fresh cream for garnish
  • sage leaves
  • Fresh nutmeg shavings
Instructions
  • For chestnuts:
    If you are using fresh chestnuts, puree them.
  • If you are using dried chestnuts, you can soak them in milk overnight, in the refrigerator.
  • If you are using canned chestnuts, rinse them and use.
  • For sTurn on the instant pot and select sauté.
  • Add butter, celery, onion, sage, white pepper and them till the onions becomes soft.
  • Add bay laurel leaf, potato, stock and chestnuts in it.
  • Lock the lid of the instant pot.
  • Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 20 minutes, release the pressure naturally.
  • Remove bay leaves and add nutmeg shavings in it.
  • Serve hot with fresh cream and add sage leaves, bacon and nutmegs in it.
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