Spargelcremesuppe (Cream of Asparagus Soup)

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim, peel, and cut the asparagus into 1" pieces.
  • Steam the asparagus for about ten minutes.
  • Remove the asparagus and save the asparagus water to either make the chicken broth or to use in the soup and omit the chicken broth.
  • In a large pot, melt the butter.
  • Add the steamed asparagus and oregano. Cook in the butter for a few minutes.
  • Add the flour to the asparagus, stir, then add the chicken broth or asparagus water.
  • Stir again.
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 to 25 minutes until the asparagus is soft.
  • Remove from heat and blend until smooth.
  • Stir in the milk or cream, then reheat but do not let the mixture boil. Season with salt and pepper.
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