Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus, Broccoli or Pea Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsps butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsps flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ lbs asparagus:
    • Cut into ¼’’ pieces
    • Separate the bottom half from the top half of spears
  • ½ cup heavy cream

 

Directions:

  • Cook onion in butter with salt (pinch) till soft, approx. 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour, cook for 1 minute.
  • Add broth, cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add bottom half of asparagus spears to broth and cook till done, approx. 7-10 minutes.
  • Blend soup with hand blender.
  • Add top half of asparagus spears to soup and cook till done, approx. 7-10 minutes.
  • Add cream.
  • Salt and pepper to tasted.

 

Please note:

  • Fresh broccoli or thawed frozen peas can also be used
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