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Sweet Potato Bisque

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 40 mins
Cool time 10 mins
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
When made with vegetable broth, this bisque is vegetarian. You may substitute fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, if you prefer.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 1/4 pounds peeled sweet potatoes, finely chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 170
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 30.6 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 760 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • calcium 59 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and celery; sauté 4 minutes or until onion is tender. Add potato and next 5 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until potato is tender. Uncover and cool 10 minutes.

  2. Place half of potato mixture in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. Pour pureed mixture into a large bowl; repeat procedure with remaining potato mixture. Return pureed mixture to saucepan; cook until thoroughly heated.

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