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Pumpkin Soup - Perfect for Autumn

Chef Olivier Chaput ’s Cream of Potimarron and Chestnut Soup with Air-Dried Beef Chips

For this delicious potimarron soup you need the following ingredients and a little bit time for cooking. But it will be worth it!

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 3 onions 
  • 4 1/2 lbs. diced potimarron 
  • 1 lb. cooked chestnuts 
  • 2 cups soy milk 
  • 10 slices of air-dried beef 
  • 5 tsp. olive oil 
  • Salt 


  1. Dice the onions and sauté in the olive oil. 
  2. Add diced potimarron and 4/5 of the chestnuts. 
  3. Cover with water and boil. 
  4. Salt to taste. 
  5. When the potimarron is soft, stir in the soy milk. Use animmersion blender to puree. 
  6. For the beef chips, cut into 3 slices, arrange onparchment paper and bakeat 425° for a few minutes. 
  7. To serve, place a few pieces of chestnut in the bottom of each bowland pour in the soup; garnish with the chips. 

Bénédicte recommends adding 1 teaspoon turmeric or ginger, for an extra dose of antioxidants.You can also substitute vegetable chips for the beefchips garnish, if you prefer. 

Enjoy your meal! 

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