Lemon Asparagus Soup

 

Total Time: 40 mins

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped celery
  • 1⁄4 cup butter or 1⁄4 cup margarine
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 3⁄4 lb fresh asparagus, cut into 1 “,pieces
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon grated lemon, rind of
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 dash seasoning salt (optional)

Directions

  1. In med saucepan, saute onion and celery in butter until tender.
  2. Dissolve cornstarch in water.
  3. Add cornstarch mixture and bouillon cubes to saucepan.
  4. Bring to boil over med heat; cook and stir 2 minute.
  5. Add asparagus and reduce heat.
  6. Simmer, covered, until asparagus is crisp-tender, approx 3-4 minute.
  7. Add milk and spices.
  8. Cover and simmer 25 min, stirring occasionally.