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Cream of Asparagus Soup

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1 lb (450 g) fresh asparagus
2 cups (500 mL) chicken broth
1 small onion, chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
Salt and pepper, to taste

Yields: 6 servings

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  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 6 servings
  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

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Ingredients

1 lb (450 g) fresh asparagus
2 cups (500 mL) chicken broth
1 small onion, chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

Discard white part of asparagus stalks; rinse well in cold water. Cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Place in saucepan with chicken broth and onion. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 to 15 min or until asparagus is tender. Reserve a few tips for garnish.

Place asparagus and broth in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth.

In medium saucepan melt butter; stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens.

Stir in asparagus purée. Add salt and pepper to taste. Reheat to serving temperature. Garnish with reserved asparagus tips.

Tips

Or substitute 2 pkgs (300 g each) frozen asparagus. Increase milk to 4 cups (1 L).
Yield: About 7 cups (1.75 L)

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 158 Calories
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 13 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 1.2 g
Sodium: 420 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 15 % / 162 mg
Folate: 36 %
Vitamin D: 28 %
Vitamin B12: 20 %
Riboflavin: 19 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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