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Curried Asparagus Bisque

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Celery salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Condensed chicken broth 10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Frozen cut asparagus 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Plain yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Avocado 1⁄2 , sliced (For Garnish)
  Plain yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)
  Chives/Red caviar 1 Tablespoon, chopped (For Garnish)
  Curry powder 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 In a deep 2-quart casserole, place butter or margarine.
2 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 30 seconds or until melted. Add onion.
3 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until tender.
4 Stir in celery salt and curry powder.
5 Stir in chicken broth.
6 Add asparagus and cover.
7 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 7 to 8 minutes or until tender.
8 Stir in lemon juice.
9 In a blender or food processor with a steel blade, process mixture until smooth.
10 Process in 2 batches, if necessary.
11 In same casserole, blend yogurt and a little hot soup mixture.
12 Gradually blend in remaining hot soup.
13 Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

SERVING
14 Serve icy cold in small bowls or icers.
15 Top each serving with a fan of avocado slices, a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkling of chives or caviar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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