Double Potato Bisque

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 4 to 6 servings

Sweet potato and potato combine in this mild, smooth, intensely flavored soup.


1 large sweet potato (yam), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
1 large baking potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
1 onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can vegetable broth
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8 teaspoon 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.