Delicious soup for asparagus lovers. Pair with sourdough bread and olive oil dip.
- Prep Time: 15
- Cook Time: 25
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Yield: Serves 4 1x
- Cuisine: Mediterannean Diet
1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 (14.5 ounce) can vegetable broth
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Himamlyan salt
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 cup milk
1/2 cup sour cream
In a large saucepan, combine asparagus, chopped onion, and 1/2 cup chicken broth. Cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer uncovered until asparagus is tender, about 12 minutes. Process the mixture in a blender to puree the vegetables. Set aside.
In the same saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Whisk in the remaining chicken broth, and increase the heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly until the mixture boils. Stir in the asparagus puree and the milk.
Put the sour cream in a small bowl, and stir in a ladleful of the hot soup. Add the sour cream mixture and the lemon juice to the soup. Stir while heating the soup to serving temperature, but don’t allow it to boil. Serve immediately.
- Calories: 198
- Fat: 13.4g
- Carbohydrates: 14.1g
- Protein: 6.6g
Keywords: Mediterranean Diet, Lose Weight