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LIFE & STYLE => Soups => Topic started by: Rhea Thomas on July 04, 2009, 05:06:04 AM

Title: Asparagus-Potato Soup
Post by: Rhea Thomas on July 04, 2009, 05:06:04 AM
Asparagus-Potato Soup
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
3 potatoes, peeled and diced
1/3 cup minced onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 (8-ounce) package frozen asparagus, chopped
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon chopped pimiento

1. In a large saucepan, combine chicken broth, diced potatoes, minced onion, salt, and nutmeg; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 5 to 8 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
2. Add chopped frozen asparagus and return to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the asparagus is tender.
3. Blend together half-and-half, softened cream cheese, and chopped pimiento. Stir until the soup, mixing until smooth. Do not return to a boil.

Makes 6 servings.