Two-Potato Bisque

Two-Potato Bisque
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Recipe type: Soups and Stews
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Serves: 4-6
 
Potato Soup is a favorite comfort food. The addition of sweet potatoes and buttermilk makes this delicious soup nutritious too!
Ingredients
  • 1 large sweet potato (yam), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes or 1 (15oz.) can sweet potatoes
  • 1 large baking potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons Lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, combine sweet potato, baking potato, onion, garlic, bay leaf, salt, thyme, cayenne and chicken broth. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Pour mixture into food processor and blend until smooth; return to pot.
  4. Add buttermilk, skim milk and lime juice. Cook over low heat until heated through; do not boil.
  5. Sprinkle cilantro on each serving, if desired.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 99 Fat: 0.6g Carbohydrates: 8.9g Sodium: 257mg Protein: 4.7g