Absolutely Amazing Asparagus Soup
Yield: 4 - 6 servings Cooking Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Easy

Directions:

  1. Heat margarine in a Dutch oven. Add leeks and sauté until softened.   Add garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds.
  2. Add chicken broth, asparagus, parsley and basil. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, until asparagus is soft.
  4. Transfer soup to a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  5. Ladle into bowls. Garnish with goat cheese.

Equipment:

Food Processor
Dutch Oven

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons - margarine
  • 1 - leek, sliced
  • 2 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 4 cups - chicken broth
  • 2 pounds - asparagus, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • ½ cup - parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup - basil, chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 ounces - herbed goat cheese, cut in disks