Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream Of Asparagus Soup

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Donna Rowley

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Cream of Asparagus Soup

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.

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About Cream of Asparagus Soup

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



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