- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 177.2
- Total Fat: 12.0 g
- Cholesterol: 28.6 mg
- Sodium: 2,799.0 mg
- Total Carbs: 11.1 g
- Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
- Protein: 6.7 g
Asparagus Soup with Herbed Goat CheeseSubmitted by: IRISHVEG1
½ cup (4 oz) goat cheese. Room temperature
1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp chopped basil leaves
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
1 large leek, white and pale green parts only, thinly sliced
4 cups low-sodium veg broth
2 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
2 In a Dutch Oven or large saucepan, heat butter Over medium heat. Add leek and cook, stirring constantly until softened, 3 to 4min. Add broth, asparagus, remaining 1/2 cup basil, 1/2 tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat so that the mixture simmers and cook until asparagus is tender, about 15 min.
3 Blend soup in two batches until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle the soup into shallow bowls and garnish with herbed goat cheese.
Serving Size: 4 servings
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IRISHVEG1.