is a member of the lily family and is found in white, green and
purple varieties and is a good source of dietary fiber.
Traditionally asparagus soup is a French soup served as one of
many courses. Enjoy a small bowl as the first course with
2 cups water
tablespoon chicken base
peeled and cubed potatoes
fresh asparagus tops
teaspoon dried dill weed
chopped yellow onion
teaspoon seasoning salt
tablespoons all-purpose flour
ground white pepper
In a 2-quart saucepan, heat the water and chicken base.
potatoes, asparagus and dill weed. Cook on medium heat.
2. Fry onions in a
3-quart saucepan with butter until translucent.
3. Whisk in the
salt and flour, then milk, cook until thickened.
4. Stir in the
potatoes, asparagus and cooking stock. Pour
into a blender and process until smooth.
5. Heat, then whisk
in white pepper. Serve topped with bacon.
Makes 4 servings