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Chestnut sauce for meat and pasta

21 mayo, 2021

Among the nuts, chestnuts have the least calories and fat. They have a very powerful and characteristic flavor that enriches the dishes and gives them an incredible flavor. It is the case of this chestnut sauce recipe that we bring you in Free Recipes. It is very simple to make and ideal to accompany red meat, poultry and pasta dishes.

The chestnut season is autumn, so we recommend you take advantage of the season to prepare recipes with them, whether they are sweet or savory. Later we will give you other suggestions for recipes with chestnuts, but now you just have to read on to discover how to make chestnut sauce for meats and pasta.

4 diners
Low difficulty

Additional characteristics:
Medium Cost, Gluten-Free Recipe, Popular Fall-Winter, Stew

Ingredients to make chestnut sauce:

How to make Chestnut Sauce:


Peel the chestnuts, remove the tough rind and leave the skin. Put the chestnuts in a small pot with water and cook for 20 minutes. Once cooked, drain them and put them under cold water. Remove the thin skin that covers them, they should come out easily.

Chestnut Sauce Recipe - Step 1


Peel and chop the shallots. Put the tablespoon of olive oil in a pan and fry the shallots in it.

Trick: you can use another type of onion. If they are common, with average you will have enough.

Chestnut Sauce Recipe - Step 2


Once the onion is fried, add the peeled chestnuts to the pan, the cream and half a cube of concentrated chicken broth. Mix well, cover with a lid and cook over low heat for 20 minutes.

Chestnut Sauce Recipe - Step 3


Once cooked, put the sauce in the blender glass and blend well with an electric mixer.

Chestnut Sauce Recipe - Step 4


Serve the chestnut sauce right away accompanying meats or chicken or other poultry. You can use this aromatic sauce to bathe preparations such as this grilled sirloin or this grilled entrecote, as well as to accompany spaghetti and other types of pasta.

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Chestnut Sauce Recipe - Step 5

Chestnut recipes

Take advantage of the chestnut season! In the autumn-winter you can prepare many recipes with chestnuts to flood your home with the scents of this season. Here we leave you some of our favorite preparations, among which we include sweet and savory options to enjoy as a family: