Seafood Bisque

Special occasions call for extraordinary soups like whole shrimp swimming in a rich and creamy bisque.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
4
cups (1 qt) half-and-half
1/2
cup dry white wine or water
1/2
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar)
12
oz cod fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces
12
oz uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen and tails peeled
1/2
cup basil pesto
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in broth, half-and-half and wine. Stir in bell peppers and cod. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in shrimp. Simmer uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Stir in pesto, salt and pepper.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    150mg
    150%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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