cream of asparagus soup
- Cream of Asparagus Soup
- 10 oz. Pkg. Frozen cut asparagus
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 14 oz. Can chicken broth, divided
- 2 Tbs. Butter
- 2 Tbs. Flour
- 1/4 tsp. Celery salt
- 1-1/2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 tsp. Freshly grated lemon zest (thinnest colored part of peel
- 2 tsp. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
In large saucepan, cook asparagus and onion in 3/4 cup broth 5
Minutes or until tender. In electric blender, blend asparagus mixture
Until smooth. In same saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour and celery
Salt. Gradually blend in remaining broth. Cook over medium heat until
Thickened, stirring frequently. Add asparagus mixture and milk; heat.
In small bowl, gradually stir 1/2 cup hot mixture into sour cream.
Stir back into hot mixture in pan. Add zest and juice. Heat; do not
Boil. Makes about 4-1/2 cups.