Chestnut Puree from the Plaza Hotel

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by carrie sheridan

from The Plaza in New York - chestnuts are something we should all try once!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Make a cross on the flat side of each chestnut.
  3. Heat oil in baking pan in the oven for 10 minutes. Toss nuts in the oil and return pan to the oven. Heat 15 minutes, or until the shells and skins are easily removed.
  4. Place shelled chestnuts in a saucepan and cover with water. Add onion studded with cloes and lemon juice.
  5. Heat to boiling and simmer 20 minutes, or until the chestnuts are tender. Drain and remove onion.
  6. Mash chestnuts in saucepan and beat in butter, cream, salt and pepper. Correct seasonings to taste.
  7. Spoon into heated serving dish.

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