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Spring Asparagus Soup
1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
2 shallots, chopped
12 oz. asparagus, trimmed and chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
4 cups vegetable (or chicken) broth
1/2 cup half-and-half
Salt and pepper
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Spring Asparagus Soup

Spring Asparagus Soup

Spring Asparagus Soup
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  • Servings:Serves 4
  • Prep Time:0 minutes
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1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
2. Add shallots and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
3. Stir in asparagus stalks and garlic and cook 1 minute. Add broth, partially cover saucepan, and simmer until asparagus is very tender, about 10 minutes.
4. Carefully transfer soup to a blender and puree until smooth, about 1 minute. Return soup to saucepan and whisk in half-and-half. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve with croutons or crusty bread, if desired.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, March - April 2017