I absolutely adore bisque. My favorite is lobster bisque but to be honest I haven’t met a bisque I’d turn down. There’s something about a bowl of creamy dreamy goodness. It’s a beautiful appetizer, or serve up a larger portion, add a baguette and you have a full meal. We’ve put together 7 fantastic options including a no-cook avocado bisque (pictured above) that I can’t wait to try! Grab your soup tureens and your spoons and follow the jump for all 7 recipes!
Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Bisque 1 of 7This fire roasted tomato basil bisque is lightened it up quite a bit by using cornstarch as the thickening agent instead of a buttery roux base. So no worries about having a second bowl ; )
Make tomato basil bisque
Roasted Garlic Bisque with Parmesan 2 of 73 heads of garlic go into this creamy garlicky bisque that's topped with Parmesan cheese. Don't forget the mints.
Make roasted garlic bisque
Sweet Potato Carrot Bisque 3 of 7Crispy fried onions are placed into the bottom of the bowl and then this silky smooth sip-able soup is poured on top. Where's my spoon.
Make sweet potato carrot bisque
Shrimp Bisque 4 of 7No need to worry about your knife skills with this soup. Everything gets blended to a silky smooth perfection and is then poured into bowls. Creamy dreamy, easy peasy.
Get the recipe from bell'alimento
Spicy Seafood Bisque 5 of 7Some like it hot. This spicy shrimp and crab meat bisque is given it's kick with hot pepper sauce and cayenne pepper. Simmer down now.
Get the recipe from Taste of Home
Corn and Lobster Bisque 6 of 7Sweet corn and lobster come together to make beautiful bisque. Lobster bib optional.
Get the recipe from Food Network
No Cook Avocado Bisque 7 of 7A bisque you can make for 10 bucks or less. Sign me up. Did we mention this one is no cook!
Get the recipe from Rachael Ray
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