Asparagus vegetable Soup
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1 lbfresh asparagus ends trimmed
Tbspolive oil, extra virgin
1 largeonion diced
2 mediumcarrots chopped
2celery stalks chopped
4 cchicken or vegetable stock
1 1/2 cdiced ham
·salt anmd pepper to taste
How to Make Asparagus vegetable Soup
- Heat oven to 400F, spread trimmed asparagus on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil..roast on lower rack until lightly browned and fork tender about 10 minues.
- In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat add onion, carrot, and celery and saute 5 minutes, cut asparagus into 1 inch lengths and add to saucepan along with the chicken stock and lemon juice, simmer until vegetables are tender about 10 minutes. In small pan fry the diced ham for 5 minutes and set aside.
- puree the soup in batches until smooth,,return to pot and add the ham....serve with a dollop of sour cream about 1 Tbsp.