This Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque Recipe is an Eatingwell recipe that reminds me of Massaman Curry.  It’s really quite delicious.  It came together really fast which was a nice bonus.

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Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Description

This Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque is an Eatingwell recipe that reminds me of Massaman Curry.  It's really quite delicious.

Ingredients 

Bisque

  • 2 Sweet Potatoes, large
  • 1 Tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 Onion, small, chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic, large, minced
  • 3 Cups Tomato Juice Blend, tomato-veggie, reduced-sodium or just tomato
  • 1 4 oz Green Chiles, diced, preferably hot, drained
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger, minced fresh
  • 1 teaspoon Allspice, ground
  • 15 oz Broth, Vegetable
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter, smooth natural
  • Freshly Ground Pepper to Taste
  • Chopped Fresh Cilantro Leaves for Garnish, or we used cilantro chutney

Cilantro Chutney

  • 1 Bunch Cilantro
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • 3 Serrano Chiles

Instructions

Bisque

  • Prick sweet potatoes in several places with a fork.
    2 Sweet Potatoes
  • Microwave on high until just cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
    1 Tablespoon Canola Oil
  • Add onion and cook, stirring, until it just begins to brown (2-4 min).
    1 Onion
  • Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 min. more.
    1 Clove Garlic
  • Stir in juice, green chiles, ginger and allspice.
    3 Cups Tomato Juice Blend, 1 4 oz Green Chiles, 2 teaspoons Ginger, 1 teaspoon Allspice
  • Adjust the heat so the mix boils gently for 10 min.
  • Meanwhile, peel the sweet potatoes and chop into bite size pieces.
  • Add half to the pot.
  • Place the other half in a food processor or blender along with broth and peanut butter.
    15 oz Broth, 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • Puree until completely smooth.
  • Add the puree to the pot and stir well to combine.
  • Thin the bisque with water, if desired.
  • Season with pepper.
    Freshly Ground Pepper to Taste
  • Heat until hot.
  • Garnish with cilantro.
    Chopped Fresh Cilantro Leaves for Garnish

Chutney

  • Add all the the ingredients to a food processor and pulse until it's the consistency of a jam.
    1 Bunch Cilantro, Juice of 1/2 Lime, 3 Serrano Chiles

Notes

cover left overs and refrigerate for up to 3 days

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 205kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 6gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 486mgPotassium: 321mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 6327IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg
Author: Sweet Basil
Course: 100 Family Favorite Easy Healthy Recipes

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