Creamy Asparagus Soup

20 min

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

40 min

Total Time

Servings

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Ingredients

2 3/4

cup

Potato, russet, fresh, diced

3

cup

Asparagus, fresh

2/3

cup

Onion, yellow, fresh, chopped

2/3

cup

Celery, fresh, diced

8

tsp

Margarine, soft

4 3/4

cup

Water

8

tsp

Seasoning, Mrs Dash, original

3/8

tsp

Black pepper, ground

2/3

cup

Flour, all purpose, enriched

2

cup

Milk, skim, with vitamins A & D

1 1/4

tsp

Lemon peel, fresh, grated

Nutrition Info

275.00 g / 9.82 oz per serving.

Recipe Label

Instructions

**1 pound asparagus = 4 cups sliced or diced
**May use fresh or frozen asparagus


1. Wash & prepare vegetables.
2. Combine diced potatoes, asparagus, onion, celery, Mrs. Dash seasoning, & water in appropriate sized soup pot.
3. Bring to a boil & reduce heat, cover - simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
4. Stir in margarine.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together four & milk - pour slowly into soup pot, stirring constantly.
6. Increase heat to medium high & continue to stir until soup thickens, about 5 minutes.
7. Remove from heat - season with grated lemon peel to taste.

Notes

Food Handling :
- Wash hands immediately before engaging in food preparation and again
after engaging in any activities that contaminate the hands.
- Single gloves should be used for only one task and then discarded.
Cooking :
- Cook to an internal temperature of 165 F for 15 seconds.
Holding :
- Hold for hot service at an internal temperature of 135 F or higher.