This a quick and easy bisque to make. I wouldn’t call it the best for those who are calorie concious but I don’t make it very often and when I do, I use as just a small bowl and a starter. In fact when I serve this, I love to serve it in coffee mugs and add a skewer of seared scallops and a pesto cheese straw as a garnish. It is always a favorite with my friends and family.
I do take advantage of a homemade pesto I get from a local market. They sell small containers and I always have it on hand, but you can easily make your own. But honestly I like making crescent rolls and others breads using this method so I keep the pesto on hand for quick fixes. Also … pesto is great with some fresh deli meat and some cheese to make paninis. Just one of those things I keep on hand for last minute meals.
Well this bisque is very elegant way to start dinner for company or even for a party. A big crock pot some mugs and a side of the scallops skewers and pesto straws and everyone can help them selves.