Cream of Asparagus soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70.0
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,007.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 tbs olive oil
    1 tsp butter
    1/2 lg onion
    1 bunch of Asparagus ( chopped)
    3-4 celery (chopped)
    6 cups of chicken broth (I used homemade)

    1/2 Lemon
    Dill
    1/4 Cup cream
    S&P to taste


Tips

I prefer leaks, I didnt have any on hand when I was making this.


Directions

Heat pot with oil/butter. Add onion until soft 3-4 mins, add celery or leaks and asparagus until soften 5-8 mins. Add garlic 1 min, add broth. simmer 30 mins. Use hand puree or pour 2 cups at a time in blender to puree. (carefull) if you fill it to high it will explode)
Pour back into pot add half of a lemon (juice only) and dills. Add cream and reheat 5mins

Serving Size: Makes 6-8 1 cup serving

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARIA987.

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  • Thanks for the great recipe! Wanted to try something new and this was great. Loved the flavor brought on by the leeks! I also used a lower fat cream with only 12% fat instead of whipping cream and it was perfect! - 9/22/14

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