Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Ingredients -

2 large Baking Potatoes, diced
Cold Water
2 pounds Asparagus, washed, woody ends trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces (reserve asparagus tips)
2 tablespoons chopped Fresh Dill
1/4 cup Unbleached Flour
1 cup Whole Milk
Coarse Salt

1. Add diced potatoes to stockpot. Cover with cold water.
2. Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
3. Reduce heat to medium and boil potatoes 20 minutes, or until they are fork tender.
4. Add asparagus pieces (except tips) to stockpot with potatoes, Simmer 10 minutes.
5. Stir in fresh dill.
6. Pour cooking liquid in large bowl and reserve.
7. Mash potatoes and asparagus. Blend, if necessary.
8. Lightly brown flour in a small saucepan. Cool.
9. Stir milk gradually into flour.
10. Add milk mixture to stockpot.
11. Add asparagus tips to soup. Cook until tips are bright green.
12. Season with salt and serve hot.

Soup Making Tip
Eat Asparagus

Asparagus is low in calories and low in sodium, rich in nutrients and fiber, making it one of the best vegetables you can consume.

Soup Making Tip
Asparagus Nutrition

Asparagus is one of the best vegetables for you. It delivers fiber, vitamins and minerals, and folic acid. Asparagus is low in sodium and contains zero fat.
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