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Sweet Potato Bisque

Sweet Potato BisqueAn elegant sweet potato bisque with Southwestern flair.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 NC sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 3 cups)
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 (14.5-ounce) cans chicken broth
1 1/3 cups milk
1/4 cup refrigerated salsa for garnish
Green onion sprigs for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. In 2-quart saucepan, combine first eight ingredients. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  2. Puree in blender or food processor until smooth. Return to saucepan; add milk and heat through.
  3. Serve garnished with salsa and green onion.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 120; Total Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Total Carbs: 10g; Protein: 10g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.