Asparagus, Ham, and Gruyere Soup

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Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In '300 Sensational Soups' by Carla Snyder and Meredith Deeds

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a big pot, melt butter over medium heat; add in onion; saute until softened, about 6 minutes.
  2. Add in garlic; stir/saute for 1 minute; sprinkle with flour and saute for 1 minute.
  3. Gradually whisk in stock; add asparagus and ham; cook, stirring often, until asparagus is just tender, about 8 minutes.
  4. Gradually whisk in milk and bring to a simmer; add cheese, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring with a wooden spoon after each addition until cheese is melted and blended; do not let boil.
  5. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper to taste.
  6. Ladle into heated bowls and garnish with croutons.

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