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Savory Yam Bisque With Minted Chili Oil

Savory Yam Bisque with Minted Chili Oil

Savory Yam Bisque with Minted Chili Oil

Savory Yam Bisque with Minted Chili Oil

Savory Yam Bisque with Minted Chili Oil
 
Savory Yam Bisque with Minted Chili Oil
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Ingredients
  • BISQUE:
  • 8 good quality bacon slices, chopped
  • 2 c. chopped fresh carrots
  • 1 c. chopped onion
  • 2 T. minced garlic
  • 3 c. water
  • 2 lbs. yams, peeled and cubed
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 T. curry powder
  • ½ t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. smoked paprika
  • Salt, black pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ c. heavy whipping cream
  • 1 c. sour cream
Instructions
  1. In large saucepan, cook bacon until crispy. With slotted spoon, remove bacon and drain on paper towel.
  2. Discard drippings but retain just enough to cover bottom of pan.
  3. Add carrots and onion to drippings and cook until tender.
  4. Add garlic and cook another minute.
  5. Stir in water, yams, bay leaves, curry, cinnamon, paprika, salt and pepper.
  6. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 12-15 minutes or until veggies are tender.
  7. Discard bay leaves.
  8. Stir in cream and sour cream just until blended. Taste for seasoning.
  9. When ready to serve, ladle into bowls and drizzle top with MINTED CHILI OIL.
Savory Yam Bisque with Minted Chili Oil
 
MINTED CHILI OIL:
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Ingredients
  • 18-20 mint sprigs, chopped
  • 3 T. good quality olive oil
  • ½ t. sugar
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. black pepper
  • ½ t. crushed red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. In small bowl, combine all the ingredients and let set for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Process in blender or food processor until smooth.
  3. Place in a small saucepan and heat through. DO NOT BOIL!
  4. Drizzle on top of bisque after served in individual bowls.
 

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