Asparagus Soup

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A spring time staple made healthier using our yogurt in place of heavy cream. You save calories and fat while adding calcium, protein and our live active cultures.

120
Calories
3g
Fat
8g
Protein
4
Servings

Ingredients

2 lb fresh asparagus
3 c vegetable broth (divided)
2 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Plain Yogurt (divided)
2 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Milk
1 1/2 c chopped onion
1 pn ground black pepper
2 t lemon juice
2 T butter
2 T all-purpose flour
2 T salt
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
120
Calories from Fat: 
30
Total Fat: 
3g
Saturated Fat: 
2g
Cholesterol: 
10mg
Sodium: 
760mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
16g
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Sugars: 
10g
Protein: 
8g
Vitamin A: 
20%
Vitamin C: 
15%
Calcium: 
20%
Iron: 
15%

Preparation:

Step 1

Place asparagus and onion in a large saucepan or stock pot with 1/2 cup vegetable broth.

Step 2

Bring the broth to a boil, reduce heat and let simmer until the vegetables are tender (about 6-8 minutes).

Step 3

Reserve 8 asparagus tips for garnish.

Step 4

Pour vegetable mixture into an electric blender and purée until smooth.

Step 5

Using the same saucepan melt butter over medium heat.

Step 6

Slowly add flour, salt, and pepper while stirring continuously.

Step 7

Cook for 2 minutes, being careful that the flour doesn't brown.

Step 8

Stir in the remaining 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth and increase the heat to medium-high.

Step 9

Continue stirring until the mixture comes to a boil.

Step 10

Add the vegetable purée and milk to broth.

Step 11

Whisk in 1 cup of yogurt and lemon juice.

Step 12

Stir until heated through (careful not to boil to avoid curdling).

Step 13

Ladle into bowls and garnish with yogurt and reserved asparagus tips.

Step 14

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.

Ingredients

2 lb fresh asparagus
3 c vegetable broth (divided)
2 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Plain Yogurt (divided)
2 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Milk
1 1/2 c chopped onion
1 pn ground black pepper
2 t lemon juice
2 T butter
2 T all-purpose flour
2 T salt
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
120
Calories from Fat: 
30
Total Fat: 
3g
Saturated Fat: 
2g
Cholesterol: 
10mg
Sodium: 
760mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
16g
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Sugars: 
10g
Protein: 
8g
Vitamin A: 
20%
Vitamin C: 
15%
Calcium: 
20%
Iron: 
15%

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