Easy Spiced Chestnut and Mushroom Soup

Chestnut and Mushroom Soup is very low in fat, easy to make, really healthy and absolutely delicious. Chestnuts are low in fat and are great it soups. They give a nutty flavour and are packed with goodness.

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Easy Spiced Chestnut and Mushroom Soup

  • Time:  15 mins start to finish
  • Cost:  99p per serving
  • Calories:  77 per serving
  • Serves:  2


  • 250g mushrooms, sliced and washed
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 chilli, chopped (optional)
  • 100g ready to eat chestnuts
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 2 star anise (optional)
  • 1 tsp group ginger or 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • Chopped fresh coriander to garnish (optional) 


  1. Put the mushrooms, stock, chestnut puree, star anise, ginger and garlic in a pan. Still well, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat, remove the star anise and blend until smooth. Ladle into bowls and top with fresh coriander if you like.