Sweet Potato Bisque
|Sweet potatoes||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Celery ribs||2 , chopped|
|Tart apple||1 Large|
|Chopped shallots||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Light cream||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Chopped parsley||1 Tablespoon|
Peel and cube the sweet potatoes.
Put into a saucepan, add the celery, and cook, covered, in a small amount of water 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile, peel, core, and chop the apple.
Melt the butter and, when hot, add the shallots and saute 1 minute.
Add the apple and cook, while stirring, for 5 minutes.
Drain potatoes and combine in pan with the apple mixture.
Puree through blender, food mill, or food processor until smooth.
Return to pan and add cream, salt, and pepper.
Add the sherry or Madeira and bring to a boil.
Stir the parsley through the bisque for color.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2707 Calories from Fat 1850
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 210 g323.8%
Saturated Fat 131.6 g658.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 730.6 mg243.5%
Sodium 1055.2 mg44%
Total Carbohydrates 184 g61.5%
Dietary Fiber 24.5 g98%
Sugars 45.8 g
Protein 26 g51.4%
Vitamin A 2106.1% Vitamin C 425.8%
Calcium 78.2% Iron 32.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet