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Scrumptious Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Russ Myers

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@Beegee1947

Nothing better than a hot bowl of soup on a cold day. This will be a favorite, and it's simple to make.

Asparagus originated in the Mediterranean and is a member of the lily family. It was enjoyed by Greeks, Egyptians and Romans and is pictured on an Egyptian frieze dating back to 3000 BC.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 10-oz. pkgs. frozen asparagus spears
1/8 C. Italian dressing
1 1/4 C. chopped onions
3 C. chicken broth (either canned or your own)
3/4 C. light cream or half and half
ground nutmeg
white pepper

How to Make Scrumptious Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut off asparagus tips and reserve. In a medium saucepan, heat dressing, add onions and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth and asparagus stalks, bring to a boil, simmer, (covered), stirring occasionally for 3 minutes. In blender, puree hot soup mixture in two batches, then return to saucepan. Add reserved asparagus tips. Stir in cream, nutmeg, and pepper, heat thoroughly but do not boil.

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About Scrumptious Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom