Asparagus Soup With Chicken Bouillon
|Asparagus/One 10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus||2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into 1 inch pieces|
|Onion||1 Medium, quartered|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Instant chicken bouillon granules||4 Teaspoon|
|Finely shredded lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Skim milk||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
In a large saucepan combine fresh or frozen asparagus, onion, water, bouillon granules, lemon peel, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 7 to 9 minutes (for frozen asparagus, simmer about 5 minutes) or till asparagus is tender.
Transfer half of the asparagus mixture to a blender container or food processor bowl.
Cover and blend or process till mixture is smooth.
Pour into bowl.
Repeat with the remaining asparagus mixture.
Return all of the asparagus mixture to the saucepan.
Stir together milk and cornstarch; add to asparagus mixture.
Cook and stir over medium heat till thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.