Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Asparagus Soup
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  1. Clean asparagus and cut into 2 pieces. Reserve tips for garnish.
  2. Prepare potatoes, peel and cut into 2 pieces.
  3. Heat oil and butter over medium heat in a large sauce pan. Add leeks or onions, stirring occasionally until soft. About 5 minutes.
  4. Add potatoes and asparagus, cook until well coated and begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add chicken broth, salt and pepper; heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low; partially cover. Cook until vegetables are tender, 15 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, if desired, boil water over high heat (for asparagus tips). Add the tips to the boiling water; boil until tender and still green. About 3 minutes. Drain and set aside for garnish. Toss into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking if desired.
  7. Puree in small batches in a blender or sue a hand blender.
  8. Stir in lemon juice to taste.
  9. Ladle into bowl, top with a dollop of sour cream, tips, chives or croutons.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 162.81 Kcal (682 kJ)
Calories from fat 97.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.87g 17%
Cholesterol 10.78mg 4%
Sodium 1168.77mg 49%
Potassium 525.21mg 11%
Total Carbs 11.83g 4%
Sugars 4.23g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3.18g 13%
Protein 3.58g 7%
Vitamin C 31.3mg 52%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 82.3mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 38.8 Kcal (162 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.59g 17%
Cholesterol 2.57mg 4%
Sodium 278.52mg 49%
Potassium 125.16mg 11%
Total Carbs 2.82g 4%
Sugars 1.01g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.76g 13%
Protein 0.85g 7%
Vitamin C 7.5mg 52%
Iron 0.8mg 18%
Calcium 19.6mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.5
  • 4

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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