Dazzling Light And Creamy Asparagus Soup, a perfect soup for spring!
Asparagus has such a unique flavor and appearance. These spiky green shoots are gladly welcomed in spring, when we’re anxious for farm fresh produce.
Did you know it’s part of the lily family? And that they can grow up to a foot in a single day if cared for properly? Just a little asparagus trivia for your reading pleasure.
Asparagus are lovely roasted, grilled, steamed and sauteed, but what l really crave is Light And Creamy Asparagus Soup!
Not “Cream Of”, mind you. This creamy soup is completely guilt free!
I offer you another recipe low in fat and carbs, intended to delight your taste buds and your waistline.
The secret is in the beans. *smile*
To make this Light And Creamy Asparagus Soup, I pureed white beans into a simmering pot of asparagus as a thickener. Not only do beans add extra protein, but they provide a lovely smooth texture.
Right at the end, a dollop of Greek yogurt blended in, gives the sense of creamy indulgence without the fat and calories. It’s a beautiful thing!
The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. ~Hanna Rion
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