Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Fresh Asparagus Soup

I made this soup last night. I plan to eat it tonight for dinner. It was really easy to make! Enjoy!

Fresh Asparagus Soup ingredients list:

¾ lb of asparagus, fresh.
5 cups of water.
1 ½ cups of canned chicken broth.
2 tablespoons of plain low-fat yogurt.
1 teaspoon of salt.
Pinch of black pepper.
Pinch of cayenne pepper.

Instructions for Fresh Asparagus Soup:

Break the hard ends off the asparagus spears; then cut the remaining asparagus into one-inch pieces.Using a saucepan, bring the five cups of water and teaspoon of salt to the boil over high heat.Add the fresh asparagus and cook until tender (takes about 4 minutes).Drain into a colander set over a bowl to catch the liquid; and save 2 cups of the liquid.Place the asparagus and 2 cups of liquid in a blender and mix until smooth.Pour the mix into a saucepan.Stir in the chicken broth, black pepper and cayenne pepper; bring to the boil.Remove from heat.Stir in the plain yogurt.Serve as desired.

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