Sweet Potato Bisque

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Vidalia onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 -inch knob ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 chipotle pepper, canned in adobo sauce
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups apple cider
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 2 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Sour cream, for serving, optional
Directions
  • Add the butter to a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Once the butter melts and becomes foamy, add the garlic, onions and ginger and saute until tender and fragrant, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the chipotle pepper and saute for 1 minute longer while breaking it up with a wooden spoon. Add the chicken broth, apple cider and sweet potatoes. Bring to a simmer and cook until the sweet potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

  • Puree the soup using an immersion blender until smooth and velvety. Finish by stirring in the heavy cream. Top each bowl with sour cream if using.


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