Cream Of Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Donna Rowley

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@drowley

This is a delicious soup made thick and creamy with the addition of the potato cubes.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 stick
unsalted butter
1/2
onion, diced
1
clove garlic, chopped
2 lb
asparagus, fresh
1 qt
chicken stock
8 oz
sour cream, lite
1/4 c
half and half
1/2 pkg
"simply potatoes," cubed with onion
salt & pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt buter in Dutch oven over med-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Saute til onion is translucent. Do not brown onion or garlic.
2
Add asparagus which has been sliced into 1 inch lengths. Saute about 4-5 minutes.
3
Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cook for 30 minutes....until asparagus is very tender.
4
Let cool slightly, transfer to blender and puree until smooth. After pureeing return puree to Dutch oven, leaving approximately 1-2 cups in blender. Add potato cubes into blender and blend together. Return potato and asparagus puree to remaining puree in Dutch oven. Season with salt and pepper.
5
Add sour cream and half & half to soup mixture in Dutch oven, stirring to mix well. Heat and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy