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Shrimp Bisque

By: gfp

Delicious, creamy, heart warming comfort food.  Chocked full of vegetables that tops the taste meter.

Preparation Time Time To Table
10 min. 25 min.

Ingredients:

In large saucepan, melt the butter.  Add the onion, carrots, celery and cook till softened. 

Add the flour and salt and stir till smooth.  Stir in water, tomatoes, broth and 2 Tbsp. sherry (optional), mix well.  Add bay leaf, curry powder and pepper.  Add the shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes. Turn heat off and let cool for 5 minutes.  Remove bay leaf and a few whole shrimp (for garnish).

Transfer soup to blender or food processor and puree until smooth.  Return to saucepan, stir in half and half and cook at medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring.

Garnish with shrimp and chopped chives or scallions.

 

Yield: 

8 Servings

Nutritional Information

Serving size:
1 C.
Amount per serving
Total Calories:
185
Total Fat Calories:
90
Fat:
10gm
Saturated Fat:
6gm
Protein:
13gm
Carbohydrate:
11gm
Sugar:
2gm
Fiber:
2gm
Sodium:
314mg

Tip: 

May want to add a couple tablespoons of sherry for additional flavor.