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Sweet Potato Bisque

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Celery ribs 2 , chopped
  Tart apple 1 Large
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped shallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light cream 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Madeira/Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick

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