4607 Low-Calorie-Asparagus-Soup

Low Calorie Asparagus Soup

Low Calorie Asparagus Soup

Asparagus soup is rich in vitamin E; mono unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants that will help you lower your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart disease.



Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Makes: 3 servings



Ingredients:

Chopped asparagus - 1 cup

Chopped onions - ½ cup

Peeled chopped potatoes - ½ cup

Vegetable stock - 1 ½ cup

Skimmed milk - ½ cup

Refined olive oil - 2 tsp

Black pepper powder to taste

salt to taste



Method:

• Heat a non stick pan; add 2 tsp of oil and chopped onions and sauté till they turn translucent.

• Add the chopped potatoes and vegetable stock and bring to boil.

• Cover and cook over a low flame until the potatoes are fully cooked.

• Now add the chopped asparagus and cook for a few more minutes.

• Cool the mixture.

• Blenderize the mixture in a mixer.

• Pour the pureed mixture back into the pan.

• Add the milk, black pepper powder, salt and cook for 5 minutes.

• Add a little more water if the soup gets thick.

• Garnish with fresh pepper powder and parsley.



Note:

To make vegetable stock:

• Add ¼ cup of chopped onions, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower and 6 cups of water in a pan. Add 2tbsp of chopped celery and cook for 20 minutes. Now strain it using a strainer.



 



 


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