Difference between revisions of "Cold Asparagus soup"

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== Ingredients ==
 
== Ingredients ==
*Small broiled [[cookbook:bone|bone]]
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* 2 cups (500 mL) asparagus, cut in 1 in. (2.5 cm) pieces
*1 1/2 [[Cookbook:Pint|pint]] (850 [[Cookbook:Milliliter|ml]]) of [[Cookbook:pea|pea]]s
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* 2 stalks celery
*[[Cookbook:water|water]]
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* 1 sprig parsley
*1 root of [[Cookbook:celery|celery]]
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* pinch of tarragon (or thyme)
*Small bunch of sweet [[Cookbook:herb|herb]]s
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* 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
*1 large [[Cookbook:onion|onion]]
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* 2 cups (500 mL) hot consommé
*[[Cookbook:Cayenne pepper|Cayenne pepper]] to taste
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* 1 cup (250 mL) light cream or milk
*[[Cookbook:salt|salt]] to taste
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* 1 chicken bouillon cube
*[[Cookbook:spinach|spinach]] juice
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* minced chives (optional)
*[[Cookbook:asparagus|asparagus]], boiled and cut into small pieces
 
  
 
== Procedure ==
 
== Procedure ==
#Put a small broiled bone to the peas, and water in proportion, the celery, the herbs, and onion.
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Add all ingredients to a blender and mix. Heat in a pan, add garnishes of minced chives and/or cooked asparagus tips.
#Add cayenne pepper and salt to taste; [[Cookbook:boil|boil]] it briskly for five hours.
 
#[[Cookbook:Strain|Strain]] and pulp it, then add the spinach juice, and asparagus.
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:North American cuisine]]

Revision as of 13:41, 31 March 2012

Description

Cold Asparagus soup [1][2] is a healthy light soup, nice for summer.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) asparagus, cut in 1 in. (2.5 cm) pieces
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 sprig parsley
  • pinch of tarragon (or thyme)
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 2 cups (500 mL) hot consommé
  • 1 cup (250 mL) light cream or milk
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • minced chives (optional)

Procedure

Add all ingredients to a blender and mix. Heat in a pan, add garnishes of minced chives and/or cooked asparagus tips.

References

  1. Benoit, Madame (1987). Cooks at Home. Les Éditions Héritage Inc.. pp. 39-40. ISBN 2762558972. 
  2. Country Extra. Taste of Home. 2000. pp. 51. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Chilled-Asparagus-Soup.