Cream of Asparagus Soup

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • If using fresh asparagus, wash stalks and cut off the coarse ends.
  • Cook the asparagus in 2 cups boiling water until tender.
  • Drain, reserving 1 cup of the water.
  • Cut off the tips, chop them and reserve.
  • Put the chicken stock, onion, and reserved water in a pan and bring to boil.
  • Add the asparagus and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Put through a strainer or vegetable mill or puree in a food processor or an electric blender.
  • Return to the pot and add the milk or cream and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Reheat and adjust the seasonings.
  • Before serving, sprinkle with reserved chopped tips.
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