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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 127.7
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.4 mg
  • Sodium: 549.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Submitted by: DEEEBEE

Introduction

A delicious way to use the tough ends of fresh asparagus. A delicious way to use the tough ends of fresh asparagus.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 C fresh asparagus, the tough, thick ends
    1 leek, washed very well
    1 red potato, small to medium size
    3 C chicken broth
    2/3 C whipping cream
    1 tsp dried tarragon OR 1-1/2 Tbsp fresh

Directions

Take the tough ends of asparagus and cut them into 1-inch pieces. Cut off the end of the leek and all but about 2 inches of the green part. Cut this in half and coarsely chop. Peel and dice the potato.

Put the vegetables in a pan, along with the chicken broth. Bring to a boil and simmer 30-40 minutes or until the asparagus is tender. Cool a little.

In batches, puree the soup in a blender or food processor. Return to pan. Add the cream and tarragon. Stir well. Bring to a boil and simmer gently for 6 minues.

Makes 6 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEEEBEE.






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