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Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Sheppard

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 teaspoon salt
cup chopped onion a pinch ground black pepper
1 (14.5 oz) can chicken broth 1 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons flour or corn starch 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large saucepan, combine asparagus, chopped onion, and 1/2 cup chicken broth. Cover, and bring to a boil over
high heat. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until asparagus is tender, about 12 minutes. Process the mixture in a
blender to puree the vegetables. Set aside.

2. In the same saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring
constantly for 2 minutes. whisk in the remaining chicken broth, and increase the heat to medium. Cook, stirring
constantly until the mixture boils. Stir in the asparagus puree and the milk.

3. Put the sour cream in a small bowl, and stir in a ladleful of the hot soup. Add the sour cream mixture and the lemon
juice to the soup. Stir while beating the soup to serving temperature, but don't allow it to boil. Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my first ever time making this and it is scrumptious. Bear in mind the health benefits as far as cancer goes. A good item to add to your member for fighting it!

 

 

 

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