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CREAM OF ASPARAGUS SOUP Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Owen
Added: Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound fresh asparagus
2 tbsp margarine
1 medium onion, chopped
2 medium white or Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut up
1 (141/2 ounce) can chicken stock
1 soup can water
white pepper to taste
pinch of nutmeg
1/4 c cream or half and half
squeeze of lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Wash asparagus and trim away outside of woody stalks. Cut stalks into 1 inch pieces. Melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat; saute asparagus, onion and potatoes until onion is translucent. Add chicken stock and water, bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.

Place in blender and blend until vegetables are pureed. Return to saucepan over low heat. Stir in white pepper, nutmeg, cream or half and half and lemon juice. Heat a few minutes longer, but don't allow soup to boil.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5

 

 

 

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