Double Potato Bisque

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


1large sweet potato (yam), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
1large baking potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
1 onion, chopped
1/2teaspoon minced garlic
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can vegetable broth
1teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated skimmed milk
Salt and pepper
Green onion stems, optional


  1. Combine diced sweet potato, potato, onion, garlic and vegetable broth in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer potatoes on reduced heat for 15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  3. Blend mixture in a food processor until smooth. Return to original pot.
  4. Add thyme, cayenne and evaporated milk. Cook over low heat and  season to taste. Garnish with green onions.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Eating Well Through Cancer (Holly Clegg, 2016). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 115
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 2mg
  • Sodium 386mg
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 7g