Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

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Is the cold weather starting to get to you? Try this new soup from EatingWell.com to warm you up! And the best part- it only takes 30 minutes to make! 

By: EatingWell.com

5 servings, about 1.5 cups each

Ingredients

2 large sweet potatoes

1 tablespoon canola oil

1 small yellow onion, chopped

1 large clove garlic, minced

3 cups reduced-sodium tomato vegetable juice blend or tomato juice

1 4-ounce can diced green chiles, preferably hot, drained

2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

1 teaspoon ground allspice

1 15-ounce can vegetable broth

1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter

Freshly ground pepper to taste

Chopped fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

Preparation

1. Prick sweet potatoes in several places with a fork. Microwave on high until just cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until it just begins to brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Stir in juice, green chiles, ginger, and allspice. Adjust the heat so the mixture boils gently; cook for 10 minutes.

3. 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 the 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, if desired/ 

*Can make ahead, cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Thin with water before reheating, if desired. 

Nutrition per serving:

291 calories

16 g fat

0 mg cholesterol

30 g carbohydrates

1 g added sugars

10 g protein

6 g fiber

474 mg sodium

1011 mg potassium

1 response to “Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque”

  1. Rosa Michelle Says:
    Owww... This look so yummy.. Can't wait for the weekend to try it (kinda busy during this week). Thanks for sharing!

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