Cream of Asparagus Soup

Number of Servings: 4

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3 cups vegetable broth
3 cups cut asparagus pieces
2 TB butter or margarine
2 Tb all purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/2 cup half and half
1/8th tsp salt
1/8th tsp pepper

Directions:  In a 1-quart saucepan, bring the broth to a boil over high heat. Add the asparagus pieces and return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 15 mins or until asparagus are very tender. Place the broth and asparagus in a blender or food processor. Cover and process until pureed. In a 2-quart saucepan, melt the butter or margarine over medium-high heat. Stir in the flour until absorbed. Stir in the mild, half and half, and asparagus puree; cook, stirring until mixture comes to a boil. Add salt and pepper.

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Submitted By: Tammy Balatgek of Sinking Spring, PA
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Original Source of Recipe: 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes
Date Submitted: 5/9/2008 11:03:58 PM