Creamy Asparagus Soup

40 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
40
min.
Servings

6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

This simple but elegant soup is a must-try. The texture becomes smooth and silky with the addition of cream cheese. Perfect as is or served with whole wheat rolls and a mixed green salad.

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  • Heat oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook 5 min., stirring frequently and adding the garlic for the last minute.
  • Add asparagus and broth; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until vegetables are very tender.
  • Blend asparagus mixture, in batches, in blender until smooth; return to saucepan. Add cream cheese product and milk; cook and stir on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and soup is heated through.

Special Extra

Season with ground white pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped fresh mint, dill or tarragon just before serving.

Serving Suggestion

Cook additional asparagus tips; use as a garnish for individual bowls of soup.

Special Extra

Prepare using Philadelphia Herb & Garlic Cream Cheese Product or Philadelphia Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Product.

Servings

  • 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 7g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 5g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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