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Asparagus Main Course Soup

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Soup
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlUnsalted butter
1 cup 237mlFinely-sliced scallions
4 cups 948mlChicken broth
2 cups 474mlWater
1 lb 454g / 16ozAsparagus - trimmed, peeled, Cut on the bias in 1" pieces
1 cup 237mlThawed frozen petite peas
2 cups 292g / 10ozHalf-inch diced firm tofu (or use cubed boneless chicken)
1 cup 40g / 1.4ozChiffonade of lettuce leaves (such as Boston or Romaine lettuce)
1/2 cup 20g / 0.7ozTarragon leaves - (loosely packed)
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

In a saucepan heat the butter. Add the scallions, cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until soft. Add the broth and water and bring to a boil. Add the asparagus and simmer 5 minutes or until just tender.

Add the peas and simmer 1 minute to heat through. Add the tofu or chicken, lettuce leaves and tarragon and simmer another couple of minutes or just until the romaine lettuce is wilted. Season well to taste with salt and pepper.

COOKING MONDAY TO FRIDAY with Michele Urvater - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # MF-6673 broadcast 04-25-1998) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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