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Sweet Potato Bisque


This recipe is for those 21 years and older.

8 cups bouillon

1 onion, chopped

2 stalks celery, chopped

3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½" pieces

1 tablespoon mild curry powder

2 teaspoons thyme

1 teaspoon freshly ground black or white pepper

pinch cayenne, to taste

6 tablespoons Benefiber®*

¼ cup brandy (optional)

2 cups soy milk or light coconut milk


Combine the bouillon, onion, celery, sweet potatoes, and spices in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, 30-40 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft.

With a slotted spoon, remove about 2 cups of the vegetables and set aside. Puree the remaining soup with a hand blender until smooth. Return the vegetables to the pot, stir in the Benefiber, brandy (if using) and soy milk or coconut milk, and heat through.

Yield: 6-8 servings

*The maximum daily intake of Benefiber for adults is 5 tablespoons, for children 7-11 years of age 2.5 tablespoons. Ask your doctor before using with children 6 and under.