Brussels Sprouts, Chestnut and Salami Soup

Serves 2.


1 teaspoon olive oil
1 medium onion, sliced
10 chestnuts, peeled and chopped finely
90g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and chopped finely
500ml vegetable or chicken stock
50g salami, sliced into ribbons


1. Warm the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion and cook and stir until soft, about 4 to 6 minutes. Add the nuts, sprouts and pour in the stock. Increase the heat and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, heat a small frying pan and add the salami. Stir occasionally until crispy, then remove from pan and set aside. Add the rendered fat to the saucepan with the other ingredients and stir.
3. Divide the soup between two warmed bowls and top with the crispy salami. Serve immediately.