Tropical Bisque

Menu Part: 
Soup
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
25

A bowl of this fragrant, steaming bisque is filled with both white and sweet potatoes. The creamy soup has notes of cilantro and lime to brighten it.

Ingredients

4 large sweet potatoes, cut into 1-in. cubes
4 large white potatoes, cut into 1-in. cubes
4 large onions, chopped
8 cloves of garlic, minced
4 bay leaves
4 tsp. salt
4 tsp. thyme, crushed
1⁄2 tsp. cayenne pepper
8 cups chicken stock
4 cups buttermilk
4 cups milk
1⁄2 cup fresh lime juice
3⁄4 cup cilantro, chopped

Steps

1. Combine first nine ingredients in a stock pot. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered for 15 min.

2. Transfer the mixture to a food processor; blend until very smooth. Return mixture to stock pot. Add buttermilk, milk, and lime juice.

3. Heat soup to serving temperature. Spoon into soup bowls. Garnish with cilantro.

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