Cream of Asparagus
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Cream of Asparagus

Submitted by: Yelena Ilioukhov

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Seconds

Servings: 6

Don't be fooled, just because it's creamed doesn't mean in bad for you. Simply pureeing the soup with an immersion blender and adding a little low fat sour cream does the trick.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. asparagus, fresh, organic
  • 1 tbs. butter
  • 1 med. onion
  • 6 c. chicken broth
  • sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbs. sour cream, organic

Directions

In a large pot, melt better on low heat. Add onion and sauté on low for about 2-3 minutes.

Snap the tough ends off the asparagus and discard. Chop the asparagus into 2 inch pieces. Add to the pot with the onions. Add chicken broth, salt and pepper. Cover and cook about 20-25 minutes or until asparagus is very tender. Remove from heat, add sour cream or Greek plain yogurt and using your hand held blender, puree until smooth.