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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.
 

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Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

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

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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 205 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 486mg21%
Potassium 321mg9%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 6327IU127%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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