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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Types:
Soups
Lunch
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Asparagus and Onion Soup

A delicious creamy soup using soy milk for fall or winter.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a large pot for 3-5 minutes sauté the red onion or leek (if you prefer) with olive oil.
  2. Add asparagus (used canned because it cooks faster and doesn't get stringy in the soup), chicken broth, garlic, tarragon, salt and pepper (to taste).
  3. Cook for 15 minutes and stir (a few times).
  4. Blend soup in a blender or with a hand mixer till smooth.
  5. Return to pot and add soy milk (or any milk you prefer but soy milk will make it creamier without adding cream). .
  6. Cook till hot and serve.
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I also substituted the soy milk with half and half. It lowers the carbs and still tastes good.
18 Jan 12 by member: yknottoday

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 131 calories in 1 serving of Asparagus and Onion Soup.
Calorie break-down: 35% fat, 38% carbs, 27% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 52
Calories 131
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5.74g 9%
  Saturated Fat 1.038g 5%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.081g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.2g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 719mg 30%
Potassium 666mg  
Total Carbohydrate 13.87g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%
  Sugars 3.76g  
Protein 10.08g  
 
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 7% Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
7%
of RDI*
(131 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (38%)
 
Fat (35%)
 
Protein (27%)
Carbohydrates, 13.87g (38%) Fat, 5.74g (35%) Protein, 10.08g (27%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories