This Recipe for Roasted Chestnut and Leek Bisque with Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamy Goat Cheese sounds complex but the recipe is easy to make and has an excellent flavor. Ingredients include leeks, Spanish onion, sherry, garlic and broth.
This makes an elegant first course or filling meal served with crusty bread and a salad.
Heat a thick-bottomed pot to medium-high heat.
Add the olive oil, chopped leeks and julienne of onion. Cook until translucent and add the sherry. Reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook until the onions caramelize to a dark brown color.
Add the broth, chestnuts and garlic. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
Remove from the heat and pureé to a smooth consistency.
Serve hot and garnish each portion with one tablespoon of creamy cheese and fresh leek rings.
Nutrition facts per portion (approximately 6 oz.):
111 calories, 3 grams protein, 13 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams fat