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Creamed Asparagus Soup
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Fresh asparagus combined with heavy cream set the stage for a classy creamy soup.

Rating:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 130.9
Total Carbs 10.9 g
Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
Sugars 4.9 g
Total Fat 8.5 g
Saturated Fat 5.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 497.0 mg
Protein 6.0 g
Sodium 528.9 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 2 1/2 Vegetables
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Servings
Ingredients

1 tbsp  Butter, unsalted
1 each  small onions
1 1/2 lb  fresh asparagus
14 1/2 oz  fat free reduced sodium chicken broth
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
1 cup  cold water
0 1/4 cup  Cream, whipping, heavy
Directions
  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat and add onions. Saute until tender and lightly browned, about 8 to 10 minutes, stir often.
  2. Add in asparagus and cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the broth, salt, pepper and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower heat, cover, and simmer until asparagus is tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove pot from heat
  4. Leaving the center part of the cover out so steam may escape, blend the asparagus mixture in batches until smooth.
  5. Place blended asparagus into a bowl and repeat until it has all been blended.
  6. Return blended asparagus to the pot and stir in the heavy cream and heat thoroughly.
  7. Serve immediately.

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