Become a Member
- Appetizer Recipes
- Dinner Recipes
- Dessert Recipes
- Chicken Recipes
Partners & Friends
See the new Member Comments area below! Now you can add your recipe review, comments, or
suggestions to the public recipes.
Asparagus Soup (Fresh)
MyCookbook Recipe Database
MyCookbook Member: bob
Recipe Category: Soup
Recipe Preparation Level: easy
Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine
1 pound asparagus
6 cups chicken stock or canned broth
1/2 cup minced shallot
1 potato, grated
Salt and freshly grated pepper to taste
Plain low-fat yogurt or low-fat sour cream for
Grated lemon peel for garnish
Snipped fresh dill for garnish
Peel and trim the asparagus, reserving the
trimmings. In a large saucepan bring stock or
broth to a simmer, add trimmings and let
stand 15 minutes. Rinse spears, pat dry and
cut into 1 1/2 pieces, reserving tips. Strain
stock or broth into a large saucepan and add
the asparagus stalks, shallot, potato and salt
and pepper to taste. Bring the liquid to a boil
over high heat and simmer the mixture, stirring
occasionally, for 25 minutes, or until
asparagus is tender.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan of boiling salted
water blanch the asparagus tips until just
tender, drain and refresh.
In a food processor or blender puree the soup
in batches until smooth,correct seasoning and
return to saucepan. Heat until hot.
To serve: ladle soup into bowls and garnish
with reserved asparagus tips,yogurt, lemon
peel and dill.
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
If you were an actual member, you'd be able to click a button here that would
instantly add this recipe to your personal cookbook! Join MyCookbook today - it's free!
Feel free to send this recipe to the Guest member, or even send it to your e-mail using the options below:
If you were an actual member, you'd be able to offer a review and/or suggestions
for this recipe!
Join MyCookbook today - it's free!