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Creamy Asparagus Soup

Author: SallyK / Date: 2017-01-21 @ 12:11 am / Print Me! /
Tags: Asparagus / Dairy / Potatoes /

Creamy Asparagus Soup

This soup tastes very rich and creamy, despite being quite low in calories. It is a great beginning to a vegetarian meal.

Serves 4.

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 3 c water
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 c onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 c milk
  • 1 (15 oz) can asparagus with liquid

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, boil the potatoes in the water until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt the butter on medium heat. Add onion and sauté 3 minutes. Stir in the flour and continue to stir one minute.
  3. Add milk to saucepan and stir often until thick. Remove from burner and set aside.
  4. Add cream mixture and asparagus to the un-drained potatoes. Blend with immersion blender or in stand blender until smooth. Serve hot.