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Recipe: Simply Smashing Cream of Asparagus Soup

I came up with this soup on a day when my fridge was pretty bare. The recipe is simple, but the results are smashing

Simply Smashing Cream Of Asparagus Soup Ingredients

  • 3 strips bacon, cut into small pieces

  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • small onion, diced

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup milk

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

How to Make Simply Smashing Cream Of Asparagus Soup

  1. Place bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook until golden but not crispy, about 5 minutes. Add asparagus and onion; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and asparagus is tender, about 7 minutes. Pour in chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer soup, covered, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Melt butter in another saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour to form a paste, about 1 minute. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly, until smooth. Cook over medium heat until thickened, about 5 minutes.

  3. Puree soup in batches in a food processor or blender until smooth. Return to the saucepan. Stir in thickened milk mixture until incorporated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Simply Smashing Cream Of Asparagus Soup Nutritions

  • Calories: 180.7 calories

  • Carbohydrate: 14.6 g

  • Cholesterol: 30.1 mg

  • Fat: 10.3 g

  • Fiber: 2.7 g

  • Protein: 8.5 g

  • SaturatedFat: 5.4 g

  • ServingSize:

  • Sodium: 704.1 mg

  • Sugar: 5.8 g

  • TransFat:

  • UnsaturatedFat:

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