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Chilled Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Ingredients
  Frozen cut asparagus 10 Ounce
  Condensed cream of asparagus soup 10 1⁄2 Ounce (Undiluted)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Arrange the ingredients.

MAKING
2) In medium saucepan, boil 1/2 cup water.
3) Add frozen asparagus, cover the pan and simmer, for 5 minutes.
4) In electric blender, place the remaining ingredients; add asparagus and cooking liquid.
5) At high speed, blend, for 2 minutes, or until mixture is smooth.
6) Keep in refrigerator in a covered container, until very cold, may be for several hours or overnight.

SERVING
7) Garnish with a spoonful of sour cream or asparagus spears, if liked and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
8 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
48 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 139 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.5 mg5.8%

Sodium 781.1 mg32.5%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 6 g12.5%

Vitamin A 23.7% Vitamin C 40.8%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chilled Cream Of Asparagus Soup Recipe