What is a good recipe for asparagus soup?


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AllRecipes.com offers a popular asparagus soup recipe called Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II. The recipe has a preparation time of only 15 minutes and an average rating of nearly five stars out of five from those who have tried it.

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What is a good recipe for asparagus soup?
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To make Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II, trim 1 pound of asparagus and chop it in 1-inch pieces. Chop 1/2 cup of onion. Combine the asparagus and onion with 1/2 cup of chicken broth in a large saucepan. Cover the pan, and bring the broth mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat, uncover the pan and simmer for about 12 minutes. Puree everything in a blender.

Next, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in the saucepan. Over medium-low heat, stir in 2 tablespoons of flour and 1 teaspoon of salt. Add a pinch of pepper, and cook for two minutes, stirring often. Stirring with a whisk, add another 1/2 cup of chicken broth, and cook over medium heat until it boils, stirring constantly. Add the asparagus puree and 1 cup of milk.

Put 1/2 cup of sour cream in a small bowl. Use a ladle once to add of a portion of the soup mixture to the sour cream before returning everything to the main pot. Add 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Heat the soup to room temperature while stirring constantly, and then serve.

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