Asparagus Soup
Asparagus soup

Asparagus Soup

Fresh local asparagus is always a pleasure.  It’s great steamed and roasted, but have you tried it in a soup? Here’s a recipe to try.

Serves 4

1 tablespoon butter

2 pounds asparagus, end removed, coarsely chopped

1 small onion, chopped

1 large white potato, diced small

1/3 cup parsley, chopped

3 cups chicken broth

1/2 cup 2 % milk 

Salt and Pepper to taste

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté 5 minutes. 

Add asparagus, potato and garlic. Sauté until all begins to soften about 5 more minutes.  

Add parsley and stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender about 20 minutes. 

Puree soup in batches in a blender until smooth.  Return to pot and stir in milk.  Season with salt and pepper and serve.  

Asparagus Soup
Try cooking asparagus into a yummy soup!

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