Creamy chestnut soup with herbs and pomegranate seeds



Preparation time: 45 min. working time

Difficulty: easy


Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 400 g chestnuts, pre-cooked
  • 200 g potatoes, finely diced
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 1 lt. vegetable soup
  • 100 ml MyLove-MyLife almond drink
  • ½ tsp rosemary, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp thyme, rubbed
  • ½ tsp marjoram, rubbed
  • 1 orange, juice and peel of it
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Nutmeg


  • 3 tablespoons MyLove-MyLife cooking cream
  • 1 tablespoon MyLove-MyLife almond drink
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger, finely grated
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 tbsp. pomegranate seeds
  • Fresh herbs to taste



  1. finely dice the onion and garlic. In a large saucepan, sauté with butter and oil until translucent. 
  2. Add chestnuts and potatoes and fry lightly. Deglaze with white wine and pour in vegetable soup.
  3. Let simmer for half an hour at medium heat, then puree finely with a hand blender.
  4. Stir in almond drink and refine with herbs, orange juice and finely grated peel. Season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg. 
  5. Mix the cooking cream with the almond drink and ginger. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  6. Arrange soup, decorate with white cooking cream and top with pomegranate seeds and fresh herbs.

We respect your privacy

Our website uses cookies and analytical tools to optimise your experience on our website. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse the use of our website.

We also share information about how you use our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Our partners may combine this information with other information that you have provided to them or that they have collected in the course of your using the services, and these partners may be located in countries that do not have laws that protect your personal information to the same extent as those in Switzerland and/or the EU/EEA.

By clicking on “Allow all and continue”, you consent to the use of all cookies. By clicking on the button “Confirm my selection” you consent only to the categories that you have selected. You can change the cookie settings using the link in the “Privacy Policy” footer. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy

Manage cookies