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Spicy Sweet Potato and Chorizo Bisque

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 468 kcal
Spicy Sweet Potato and Chorizo Bisque is a delightful blend of vegetables with a sweet and spicy bite.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 sweet onion , chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 lime , juiced
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 inch large sweet potatoes , peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder , more or less to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder , more or less to taste
  • 4 links Mexican chorizo , casings removed
  • 1 cup fat free half &half
  • limes , for garnish
  • smoked paprika , for garnish


  1. Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Saute onions, garlic and ginger until soft and fragrant.
  2. Add lime juice and sweet potatoes. Cook for 5 minutes to soften slightly. Stir in vegetable broth through chipotle chili powder. Bring to a boil. Continue to boil until sweet potatoes are soft and starting to fall apart (approximately 20 minutes, but times will vary depending on the size you cut your potatoes).
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, cook chorizo over medium heat for approximately 10 minutes. Remove to a paper towel lined plate.
  4. Using an immersion blender or a food processor, puree the sweet potato mixture, mixture will be the consistency of apple sauce.
  5. In Dutch oven over low heat, stir in half & half. If you prefer to thin out your bisque, add additional vegetable broth or apple juice.
  6. Ladle into serving bowls and top with chorizo, smoked paprika and a squeeze of fresh lime. Enjoy!

  7. If you've tried this recipe, please come back to let us know how it was! 

Recipe Notes

Looking for a healthier option? Omit chorizo or substitute soy chorizo.
Plain Greek yogurt can also be substituted for half & half.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Sweet Potato and Chorizo Bisque
Amount Per Serving
Calories 468 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 1811mg79%
Potassium 626mg18%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1030IU21%
Vitamin C 11.1mg13%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.