CREAM OF ASPARAGUS SOUP
Ingredients (Serves 4)
1 ½ pounds (680 g) asparagus spears, cooked (reserve one cup pieces for garnish)
1 ½ cups (360 ml) vegetable broth
½ cup (120 ml) half and half
salt and ground black pepper, to taste
1. Place asparagus and vegetable broth into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
2. Select Variable 1.
3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
4. Blend for 6 minutes or until hot. Reduce to Variable 2; remove lid plug.
5. Add half and half through the lid plug opening. Blend for 10 seconds.
6. Season with salt and pepper and serve over reserved asparagus spears.