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Fresh Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Becky Ames
Added: Thursday, February 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T (1/4 stick) unsalted butter
2 medium yellow onions, chopped
2 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only), chopped
6 C chicken stock
2 lbs. asparagus, ends trimmed, each cut into 4 pieces.

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in large pot over medium heat. Add onions and leeks;
saute until tender, about 15 minutes. Add chicken stock and
asparagus; simmer until asparagus is tender, about 15 minutes.
Puree soup with food processor in batches. Return to pot.
Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper. (Can be
made one day ahead. Cover; chill.) Bring to a simmer before
serving, stirring occasionally.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes active time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great first course.

 

 

 

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