Chestnut Purée

This is a wonderful accompaniment to holiday meats like turkey, game hens, or duck. If you use chestnuts from a can or a jar, you will save a great deal of time.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 8 oz. shelled chestnuts
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1⁄2 cup light cream


  • Purée all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Warm over low heat and serve.