No-Cream Asparagus Soup

40 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Recipe By
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(6) 6 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
40
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Instant brown rice is what helps make this soup creamy and so satisfying.

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  • Cook and stir carrots, onions and celery in hot oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat 3 min. Add broth and water; stir. Bring to boil.
  • Stir in asparagus and rice; simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 15 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add soup, in batches, to blender; blend until smooth. Return soup puree to pan. Add milk and cheese; cook 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Substitute

Substitute 4 cups frozen or drained canned peas, chopped broccoli or chopped leeks for the asparagus.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Carbohydrates
  • 1-1/2 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

The carrots in this creamy soup provide an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 500mg
Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 6g
Protein 7g
   
Vitamin A 45 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 8 %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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  • sneaky1eh |

    One of my all time favorite soups now! Pretty easy to make and the flavor is fabulous!

  • msacher |

    Tasty!!! I added some shredded marble cheese in to the batch. I also seasoned with a sprinkle of salt and pepper and some finely shredded gruyere cheese on top! YUM YUM... will make again and recommend!

  • bigg.maxwell |

    Great recipe,instead used only 1 cup water, and omitted the rice. I have bought more asparagus and will make it again. Great flavour.

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