Topinambour soup with crabmeat and topinambour-chips topping

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Topinambour soup with crabmeat and topinambour-chips topping

Author Notes: I know. Topinambours are ugly and not always easy to cooke - but they are also delicious. They have a hazel-nutty aftertaste MarieGlobetrotter


Serves 4


  • 750g Topinambour
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 150 milliliters White wine
  • 1 liter Vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup half-half or heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper

Crabmeat and topinambour topping

  • 250g topinambour
  • 1/2 cup cups crabmeat
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • 1/2 Lemon, zest only
  1. Peel the topinambour and onion and cut into dices. Heat 1 tbsp of butter in a saucepan and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat
  2. Add the white wine and the vegetable broth. Lower the heat somewhat and cook for another 20 minutes.
  3. Puree the soup, pour the cream and season to taste. Let it simmer until heated through.
  4. For the topping: Stir together crabmeat, parsley and lemon zest Cut the topinambour into small dices, melt 1 tbsp butter in a skillet and fry until crispy.
  5. Serve the soup and sprinkle the crabmeat and topinambour chips on top. Enjoy!

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