Asparagus Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 101.3
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.0 mg
  • Sodium: 822.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 pound asparagus
    1 Tablespoon butter
    1 Tablespoon flour
    2 cups heated chicken broth
    Dash each of nutmeg and black pepper


Wash asparagus and cut into 1-inch pieces reserving the tips for later. Melt butter in sauce pan. Stir in flour and cook over low heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes. Remove from heat, gradually add heated broth, stirring constantly.
Return to heat; add asparagus (not tips) Bring mixture to boil over high heat, Reduce heat to moderate, cover, and cook 20 minutes or until asparagus is just tender. Pour hot mixture, 1/2 at a time into blender container ( Be EXTRA careful that the lid is secure!) and process until smooth. Return to saucepan. Add reserved asparagus tips, and a dash of nutmeg and pepper; simmer 5 minutes or until tips are just tender. Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HAPPYMOM8.

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The soup was good but the serving size was pretty small. - 1/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I intended to use vegetable broth instead of chicken, but I was out, so I added some vegetable soup, complete with carrots, potatoes, onions and peas. It made it really yummy! Also, I sauteed the aspragus with garlic first. I added turmeric, garlic pepper, shallot salt & fresh ground black pepper - 1/11/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Lovely light recipe. I think it will be good with broccoli also. The nutmeg is key to the wonderful flavor. - 9/10/08

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