Fresh Asparagus Soup

  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 large bunch of asparagus (about 1.5-2 pounds), cleaned
    • 1 yellow or white onion, quartered
    • 6-7 regular sized cloves of garlic, separated from the bulb but not peeled
    • ¼ cup olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 1 big handful of spinach (about 1½ cups)
    • 4½ cups vegetable broth
    • ¾ teaspoon dried thyme
    • 3 tablespoons white wine
    • ¾ cup heavy cream (I only had half and half, so I used that)
    • half a lemon
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • queso blanco (or a cheese of your choice), for garnish

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 614 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.9%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 33.63%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 21 mg 7%
    • Sodium: 4659 mg 194.11%
    • Calcium: 403 mg 40.34%
    • Potassium: 1770 mg 50.58%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 17 mg 94.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 86 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 66.87%
    • Sugar: 65 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 161.31%
    • Vitamin C 165.61%
    • Vitamin D 0.3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables14
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total8 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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