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Cream Of Asparagus Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 1 Quart
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Celery salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh asparagus 1 Pound, chopped / broken up if fresh
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Plain yoghurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a 3 quart (3 L) microproof casserole, cook butter and onions 2 1/2 minutes on HIGH.
Add flour and stir well.
Add chicken stock gradually, stirring well, then seasonings and asparagus.
Cook on HIGH to boil, about 10 minutes, then reduce power level to simmer for an additional 10 minutes, or until asparagus is tender.
Puree soup in blender or food processor.
Stir in milk, yoghurt and lemon juice just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 523 Calories from Fat 212

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.8%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57.7 mg19.2%

Sodium 1571.1 mg65.5%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.6%

Sugars 22.5 g

Protein 26 g52.4%

Vitamin A 44.5% Vitamin C 41.3%

Calcium 22.9% Iron 38.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cream Of Asparagus Soup Recipe