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Creamy Ham And Asparagus Soup

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Ingredients
  Fresh asparagus pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, julienned
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  White onions 3 Small, quartered
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cubed fully cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced mushrooms 2 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Place asparagus in a saucepan with enough water to cover; cook until crisp-tender.
Drain and set aside.
In a heavy saucepan, saute carrot in butter for 3-5 minutes; add onions and saute 2 minutes longer or until tender.
Stir in flour; gradually add milk.
Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes.
Add broth, ham, mushrooms and reserved asparagus.
Reduce heat; add cream.
Heat through but do not boil.
Add salt and pepper.
Garnish with Parmesan cheese and parsley if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pork

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