Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II

Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II


"There's nothing like fresh asparagus when it's in season - take advantage!"


40 m servings 196 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1101 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, combine asparagus, chopped onion, and 1/2 cup chicken broth. Cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer uncovered until asparagus is tender, about 12 minutes. Process the mixture in a blender to puree the vegetables. Set aside.
  2. In the same saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Whisk in the remaining chicken broth, and increase the heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly until the mixture boils. Stir in the asparagus puree and the milk.
  3. Put the sour cream in a small bowl, and stir in a ladleful of the hot soup. Add the sour cream mixture and the lemon juice to the soup. Stir while heating the soup to serving temperature, but don't allow it to boil. Serve immediately.
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This is the best asparagus soup I've ever tasted, and I order it in many fine restaurants. Ignore everyone who has reviewed this recipe without making this recipe verbatum and tell you to add b...

This was so tasty we ran out and bought asparagus so we could make more! Remember that you can use the big asparagus that you wouldn't use otherwise because it's going to be pureed. Other than d...

This was a great recipe to start with but I added a few things; I fried *bacon and removed it from the pot then added asparagus, *garlic, *leek and onions and *sauteed for about five minutes bef...

This soup is fantastic! I make it regularly for guests and even get requests for it from sick friends. I have tweaked it through out the years. Always double it. I use 1 cup lowfat milk, 1 ...

Who knew that starting out with doggie bag asparagus from our dinner out the other night would end up creating something so delicious and elegant?! Because I was using asparagus already cooked c...

Fantastic, I made this soup for a very important dinner party I was throwing. I had so many compliments that I ended up printing this recipe off for most of my guests before they had left for th...

If you want your friends to think you've become an overnight gourmet chef, I urge you to serve this wonderful soup. I mixed things up a bit by adding my flour to the onions once they were just a...

It's amazing how all the cream of asparagus soups always taste differently. :) I kind of like the flavor of the Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup I better, but this one is definitely faster and ea...

My wife found this recipe in the Tried & True Quick & Easy Cookbook and it has fast become a family favorite. We double the recipe because 4 servings just isn't enough. My gluten-free mother sub...