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Easy Cream Of Asparagus Soup

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Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Uncooked instant rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Frozen asparagus cuts 10 Ounce, Defrosted (1 Package)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Skim milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Microwave water in small bowl at High 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until boiling.
Add rice.
Let stand, covered, 5 minutes, or until water is absorbed.
In 2-qt casserole combine onion, celery and asparagus.
Cover.
Microwave at High 4 to 6 minutes, or until tender, stirring twice.
Mash asparagus mixture with fork.
Stir in flour, seasonings, rice and milk.
Cover.
Microwave at High 7 to 8 minutes, or until thickened.
Sprinkle with paprika.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy

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