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Cream of Asparagus & Leek Soup

Cream of Asparagus & Leek Soup
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 good sized bunch of Asparagus – (rough chopped into 1 inch pieces) 
  • 3-medium sized Leeks
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter or Olive Oil 
  • 1 quart Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream *if you use a vitamix blender, only add 1/4 Heavy Cream 
  • pinch of Nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt or to taste 
  • ½ teaspoon - White Pepper
  • Garlic chives or scallions (optional)

Instructions

  1. Slice leeks in half and wash well between the layers. Sand and dirt often hides inside the layers. Then slice into 1inch slices.
  2. Heat soup pot over medium high heat and add butter or oil. 
  3. Sauté leeks for 5-10 minutes until tender.
  4. Then add asparagus chunks and sauté for 5 minutes more.
  5. Add nutmeg, salt and white pepper. Add chicken broth and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Puree with hand held immersion blender or in blender. 
  7. Serve with warm French Bread and butter. Enjoy! 

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