Curried Butternut-Shrimp Bisque

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

I love to make this for my family--they say the flavor is comfort food. This is a wonderful starter soup for a Thanksgiving meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a 4-quart heavy saucepan over medium-high heat; add onion, and sauté 7 to 8 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium; add squash, and cook, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add 1 can broth, shrimp, curry, and thyme, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Let cool slightly.
  4. Process mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.
  5. Return mixture to saucepan; add remaining broth, and bring to a boil. Stir in 1 cup whipping cream, salt, and pepper; reduce heat to low, and simmer 5 minutes. Garnish, if desired.

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