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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cups fresh asparagus, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmet
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 oz. cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 tsp. dill weed

Instructions:

Coat large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Saute onion and garlic in saucepan until tender. Add asparagus, broth and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until asparagus is tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Place half of mixture in blender; add cream cheese, sour cream, dill weed and nutmeg. Cover and process until smooth; return to saucepan. Cook over medium heat until heated through.

This is a wonderful soup as well as being another way to enjoy asparagus. Some people won't realize it is asparagus they are eating. Soup may be made with light or fat-free products.

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