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    Chicken Soup With Asparagus and Rice

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    50 mins

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    35 mins

    acerast's Note:

    This was an experiment that turned into a pleasant surprise. I started with a recipe from the Zuni Cafe Cookbook and added a few ingredients for taste and color and increased the quantity for my hungry family. It requires some chopping but comes together rather quickly and is very tasty! (Made in the Midwest with Michigan Asparagus:)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a stockpot, saute the diced onion, celery and carrot in 2 Tablespoons of the olive oil, until the onions are translucent, about 8-10 minutes.
    2. 2
      Stir in the rice and add the chicken stock.
    3. 3
      Bring the stock to a simmer, cover and cook on low until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, wash the asparagus and trim off the woody ends. (Throw them away or use them to make vegetable stock for another recipe.).
    5. 5
      Slice the asparagus in 1-inch lengths on the bias, collecting the tips separately (because they cook very quickly and will be added last).
    6. 6
      Heat the remaining 2 Tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet.
    7. 7
      Saute the pancetta and asparagus pieces (not the tips yet) about 5 minutes, stirring as needed. The idea is to soften the asparagus but not cook it entirely.
    8. 8
      Add the asparagus tips and saute an additional minute.
    9. 9
      When the rice in the stock pot is tender, add the lemon juice, diced chicken, and the pancetta/aspargus mixture.
    10. 10
      Bring to a boil; remove from heat.
    11. 11
      Season with salt and pepper.
    12. 12
      Serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 23, 2011

      55

      Easy and delicious soup! The flavors were a great combination and very enjoyable. Thanks for sharing!

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    • on February 09, 2010

      55

      Perfection....thanks for sharing, and thank you mikekey for putting this in your Favorites of 2009 Cookbook!

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    • on April 25, 2009

      55

      Now and then I run across a recipe that I need to give 10 stars to. This is one of them! Great soup, with such flavors!!! Easy to make, and so colorful. I used Homemade Chicken Stock (Harry Caray's) for the broth. Made for Spring 2009 PAC Orphanage.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Soup With Asparagus and Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (413 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 280.8
     
    Calories from Fat 102
    36%
    Total Fat 11.3 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 10.8 mg
    3%
    Sodium 538.1 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 32.6 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 7.8 g
    31%
    Protein 12.0 g
    24%

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