Creamy Puréed Chestnuts for Game

This is the perfect side for any type of wild game. It's also excellent with chicken and turkey, duck and goose. It’s a real holiday treat!

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

Serves: 6


  • 1 lb. chestnuts
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg


  • Make X-shaped slits in the flat sides of the chestnuts.
  • Set the grill on high.
  • Grill the chestnuts until they pop open. Then cool and remove both shells and skins.
  • Place chestnuts in a blender with the rest of the ingredients at medium speed until puréed.