Two-Potato Bisque

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


1large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1large baking potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1large onion, chopped
2-- garlic cloves, minced
1-- bay leaf
-- Salt to taste
1teaspoon dried thyme
1/8teaspoon cayenne pepper
2cups canned fat-free chicken broth
1cup low-fat buttermilk
1cup skim milk
2tablespoons lime juice
3tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a large pot, combine sweet potato, potato, onion, garlic, bay leaf, salt, thyme, cayenne and chicken broth and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer, covered 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.  Pour mixture into a food processor and blend until smooth; return to pot.  Add buttermilk, skim milk, and lime juice and cook over a low heat just until heated through; do not boil.  Remove bay leaf before serving.  Sprinkle cilantro on the top of each serving.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 99
  • Fat .6g
  • Saturated Fat .3g
  • Cholesterol 2mg
  • Sodium 257mg
  • Carbohydrate 18.9g
  • Protein 4.7g