Cream of Asparagus Soup

Recipe by mersaydees
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 4-quart pan, melt butter.
  • Add onion and cook just until soft and golden; do not brown.
  • Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  • Meanwhile, cut 3 inches of tips off asparagus and set aside.
  • In food processor or blender or by hand, slice remaining asparagus into ¼-inch pieces.
  • Drop pieces into boiling broth. Cover and simmer until very soft, about 30 minutes.
  • Cool for 10 minutes, and then puree soup in blender or processor.
  • Return soup to pan.
  • Add asparagus tips and simmer until just tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in cream.
  • Season with salt and pepper and a drop or two of lemon juice.
  • Serve warm or cold.
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