Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

This Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque 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.


Do Orange and White Sweet Potatoes Taste The Same?

A cooked white sweet potato is drier than an orange one, and has a milder flavor.


Are Sweet Potatoes Healthier Than White Potatoes?

White potatoes are lower in fat and sugar, but sweet potatoes have fewer carbs and calories.

 Sweet potatoes contain more vitamin A and vitamin C, but white potatoes contain more protein and fiber.


Is Peanut Butter A Source of Protein?

Peanut butter is a great source of protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals.

Phytochemicals are believed to protect cells from damage that could lead to cancer.


Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

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Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: 100 Family Favorite Easy Healthy Recipes
Servings: 1 recipe
Calories: 1346kcal
Author: Sweet Basil



  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 3 Cups reduced-sodium tomato-veggie juice blend or just tomato
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles preferably hot, drained
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 15 oz can veggie broth
  • 1/2 Cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 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



  • Prick sweet potatoes in several places with a fork.
  • 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.
  • Add onion and cook, stirring, until it just begins to brown (2-4 min).
  • Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 min. more.
  • Stir in juice, green chiles, ginger and 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.
  • 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.
  • Heat until hot.
  • Garnish with cilantro.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 1346kcal | Carbohydrates: 133.9g | Protein: 41.3g | Fiber: 28.2g | Sugar: 43.8g
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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

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