Creamy Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup

Elegant and simple: a true classic.

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 20 min

90 calories per serving 


Ingredients

17 asparagus, average size   340 g
2 3/4 cups chicken broth, low-sodium   700 mL
5 tsp rice, long grain   20 g
1/3 cup creamy soy preparation for cooking   85 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful to purée the soup.

Method

  1. Prepare the asparagus: boil them 7-8 min until tender. Drain the asparagus, then immediately plunge them into a bowl of cold water to stop cooking (this also helps keeping a nice, green colour). Cut the asparagus into pieces, keeping the tips for decorating the bowls. Meanwhile, cook the rice and set aside.
  2. Warm up the broth in a saucepan, pour in the cooked rice and the asparagus. Cook 5 min, then purée the soup in a blender or food processor. Pour the soup back into the pot, add the soy preparation and adjust the seasoning.
  3. Reheat the soup for a few minutes, then serve it into bowls, garnishing with the reserved asparagus tips.

Remarks

The soup keeps up to 6 days in the refrigerator or up to 2 months in the freezer. Cream should not be added before freezing, but only later when the soup is reheated.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (240g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

90

Fat

4.5 g

7 %

Saturated 0.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

4 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

55 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

9 g

3 %

Fibre

2 g

6 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

6 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

6 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

15 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¾ serving
Grain Products: ¼ serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Zinc
Good source of :
Folacin
Excellent source of :
Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Soups | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium

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