Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Dietary Interest:: no added sugar, low cholesterol

Yield:

4 1/2 c (1 l)

Total Time:

30 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds (680 g) asparagus spears, cooked (reserve one cup pieces for garnish)
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) half and half
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Place asparagus and chicken broth into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 6 minutes or until hot. Reduce to Variable 2; remove lid plug.
  5. Add half and half through the lid plug opening. Blend for 10 seconds.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve over reserved asparagus spears.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 130
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 570 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 6 g