Asparagus Cream Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus Cream recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus Cream using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by paocesp

Makes 4 servings



From: http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1848,141163-233204,00.html

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus Cream

12 oz asparagus
1 cup water
1/2 cup lite sour cream
1 tablespoons icbinb
1 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Chicken Broth Cubes
1/4 cup water, boiling
1/4 tsp pepper
1 3/4 cups skim milk

Recipe Directions for Asparagus Cream

  1. In 2-quart saucepan place asparagus and water; cover and bring to a steam. Reduce heat; simmer until tender. Purée asparagus with cooking liquid; blend in sour cream; set aside.

  2. In 3-quart saucepan melt butter; blend in flour, salt, chicken stock base and pepper. Remove from heat; gradually add milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Cook 2 additional minutes. Stir in asparagus mixture. Heat to serving temperature.

  3. Cooks Note: One chicken bouillon cube dissolved in 1/4 cup boiling water may be substituted for chicken stock base.

Categories

Dairy, Vegetables, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 303.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
111
Calories from Fat
36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.0g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
541mg
23%
Potassium
348mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
12.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
6.9g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 20% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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