Sweet Potato Bisque

  • Yield: 4 servings


1tablespoon butter
1 onion, chopped
3cups (1/2-inch) chunks peeled sweet potatoes (yam)
2cups canned chicken or vegetable broth
1/2teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8teaspoon cayenne
1cup skim milk
Salt and pepper


  1. Melt butter and sauté onion over medium heat until tender, about 4 minutes.  Toss in sweet potato and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer on low heat for 15 minutes until potatoes are fork tender.
  2. Blend mixture in a food processor until smooth and transfer back to pot. Combine with thyme, cayenne and milk and simmer on low until heated through.
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 156
  • Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 9mg
  • Sodium 296mg
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 5g