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White asparagus soup

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8 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy
or
We seldom cook white asparagus nowadays which I feel is a pity because it is so delicious, far more subtle than the green asparagus. I think that many of us are a bit afraid because it is something we haven't done before, so one opts for the easy solution, the green asparagus

Ingredients

8 servings
500 G (17.5 oz) White asparagus

100 G (3 oz) butter

100 Ml (3floz) white wine

salt pepper

1000 Ml (1 quart) cream

1000 Ml (1 quart) Water

20 G (0.8 oz) Corn Starch

Preparation

Step 1

Peel the white asparagus carefully and cut the end off
Bring water, white wine, butter, salt and pepper to the boil
Add the asparagus and simmer till al dente

Step 2

Take the asparagus out
Now simmer the peelings for about 10 minutes
Strain the soup

Step 3

Add the cream, boil up and thicken with corn starch
Season to taste

Step 4

Cut the asparagus in pieces and use as garnish






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