Cream of Asparagus Soup With Bleu Cheese and Pecans

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Introduction: Cream of Asparagus Soup With Bleu Cheese and Pecans

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Cream of asparagus soup takes a classic spring farmer's market find and turns it into a comfort food. Bleu cheese and pecans compliment mellow asparagus, bringing out its creamy texture when blended. Generous amounts of cream bring the dish together.

Cream of Asparagus Soup with Bleu Cheese and Pecans

serves 4

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus

2 cups vegetable stock

1/2 cup cream

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup bleu cheese

1/4 cup pecans, chopped

Directions

1. Cut the rough ends off the asparagus stalks. Discard. Quarter the remaining stalks of asparagus.

2. Add to a stock pot with the vegetable stock and salt. Bring to a simmer for 3 minutes.

3. Put the entire mixture into the blender. Blend until smooth.

4. Return the soup to the pot. When slightly cool, stir in the cream.

5. Serve. Garnish each bowl with a tablespoon of bleu cheese and pecans.

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    5 Comments

    WHAAAAT. Never seen asparagus soup before...sounds delicious!!!!

    Oh my goodness this looks tasty! thanks for sharing!

    sunshiine

    Yeah!... I'm tryin' this.