Enjoy this creamy soup made using Green Giant® asparagus and Progresso® chicken broth - perfect for dinner.
cup butter or margarine
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
cup chopped celery
tablespoons all-purpose flour
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
cans (15 oz each) Green Giant™ extra long tender green asparagus spears, drained
In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and celery; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in flour. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in broth. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.
Remove from heat. Stir in asparagus. In food processor or blender, process asparagus mixture until smooth. If necessary, asparagus mixture can be processed in batches. Return to saucepan.
Stir in half-and-half. Cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened and thoroughly heated.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
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Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.