Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup
Servings
4
Servings
4
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, combine asparagus, chopped onion, and 1/2 cup chicken broth. Cover, and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat, and simmer uncovered until asparagus is tender, about 12 minutes.
  3. Process the mixture in a blender to puree the vegetables. Set aside.
  4. In the same saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper.
  5. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  6. Whisk in the remaining chicken broth, and increase the heat to medium.
  7. Cook, stirring constantly until the mixture boils.
  8. Stir in the asparagus puree and the milk.
  9. Put the sour cream in a small bowl, and stir in a ladleful of the hot soup
  10. Add the sour cream mixture and the lemon juice to the soup
  11. Stir while heating the soup to serving temperature, but don’t allow it to boil.
  12. Serve immediately.