Pressure Cooker Butternut Squash Bisque

Posted: September 24

Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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A delightful autumn-filled bisque to warm you up on a cool evening! This tasty bisque is so easy with the help of your pressure cooker. This recipe serves 6 and takes less than an hour to make.


• 1 tablespoon olive oil • 2 large onions, peeled and cut into large pieces • 1 (48 ounce) can chicken broth • 3 lbs butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch chunks • 3 large McIntosh apples (or your favorite apple), peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces • 3/4 cup long-grain rice • 2 teaspoons ground cumin • 2 teaspoons ground ginger • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg • 1 pint half-and-half (or 1 pint milk, for a thinner consistency) • salt, to taste


Step 1

In a 6-quart pressure cooker, saute onions in olive oil for approximately 3 minutes, or until they begin to soften, but not brown.

Step 2

Add remaining ingredients, except half& half and salt, and place lid on cooker.

Step 3

Bring up to high pressure, then lower heat and cook for 10 minutes. Release pressure as directed by the manufacturer.

Step 4

Upon release, safely lid and allow to cool slightly.

Step 5

Place ingredients into blender or food processor, along with half & half and salt, if desired.

Step 6

Puree until smooth. Serve warm.

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