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Asparagus Puree Soup

Ingredients
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Onion 1 Small, diced
  Flour 1 Ounce
  Stock/Water 1 1⁄4 Pint
  Asparagus 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat the butter and fry the finely diced onion until soft, but not coloured.
Blend in the flour and stock or water and bring to the boil.
Add the chopped asparagus (be careful to keep some tips intact) and simmer gently until the tips are quite tender.
Remove some to use as garnish but continue cooking the rest of the asparagus until very soft.
Rub through a sieve, then return to the pan, adding a little cream and extra seasoning if desired.
Garnish with asparagus tips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 201 Calories from Fat 115

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32 mg10.7%

Sodium 241.7 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.1%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 8 g16.6%

Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 20.1%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 22.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus Puree Soup Recipe