*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Asparagus Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Celestial Seasoning
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      bunch         asparagus
      1/2  cup           cheese  -- grated
    2      cups          milk
                         Basil
    2      cups          water
                         Celery salt
    1                    potato  -- chopped
                         Vegetable salt
    3      tablespoon    butter
                         Pepper
      1/2                onion  -- chopped
                         Garlic (pinch)
      1/2  cup           mushrooms  -- sliced
                         Parsley (pinch)
 
 Chop asparagus, setting aside tips for use later.  simmer chopped 
 asparagus and chopped potato in 2 cups water, with 2 Tbs. butter, basil, 
 celery salt, vegetable salt and pepper to taste.  Simmer until vegetables 
 are tender, and cool.  Place cooled broth and vegetables in blender and 
 puree, slowly adding the 2 cups of milk. Saute onion, mushrooms and 
 reserved asparagus tips with a pinch of garlic and a pinch of parsley in 1 
 Tbs. of butter.  Add to soup mixture, simmer 15-20 minutes.  Grate and add 
 cheese, if desired, just before serving.
 
 
                    
 
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