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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

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  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


  1. In a large sauce pan combine asparagus chopped onion and 3/4 cup chicken broth
  2. Cover and bring to a boil
  3. Then reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender
  4. Remove all the vegetable mixture and puree in a blender and set aside
  5. In the same sauce pan melt the butter on med/low heat
  6. Add flour whisking
  7. Add salt and pepper
  8. Cook stirring constantly for 2 minutes
  9. Whisk in remaining 1 cup of chicken broth on medium heat and bring to a boil
  10. Stir in the asparagus puree and the milk
  11. Put the sour cream in a small bowl and ladle in some of the hot soup
  12. Add the sour cream mixture and lemon juice to the soup
  13. Do not boil only heat to serving temperature at this point
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Main Dish