of Asparagus Soup
is a member of the lily family and is found in white, green and purple varieties
and is a good source of dietary fiber. Traditionally asparagus soup is a French
soup served as one of many courses. Enjoy a small bowl as the first course with
2 cups water
1 tablespoon chicken base
1 cup peeled and cubed potatoes
1 cup fresh asparagus tops
½ teaspoon dried dill weed
¼ cup butter
¾ cup chopped yellow onion
1 teaspoon seasoning salt
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 cups fat-free milk
Pinch ground white pepper
Real Bacon bits
In a 2-quart saucepan, heat the water and chicken base. Add
the potatoes, asparagus and dill weed. Cook on medium heat.
2. Fry onions in a 3-quart saucepan with butter until translucent.
3. Whisk in the salt and flour, then milk, cook until thickened.
4. Stir in the potatoes, asparagus and cooking stock. Pour
ingredients into a blender and process until smooth.
5. Heat, then whisk in white pepper. Serve topped with bacon.
Makes 4 servings