Good cold or hot and can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.
||In a saucepan cook the leek (only white and pale green parts) and the garlic in the butter over moderately low heat, stirring, until the leek is softened.
||Add the asparagus, the broth, and 1/2 cup water, and simmer the mixture, covered, for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the asparagus is very tender.
||Puree 2/3 of the mixture in a blender until it is very smooth, stir the puree into the mixture remaining in the pan, and whisk in salt and pepper to taste.
||Cook the soup over moderately low heat, but do not let it boil.
||Note: also good to add 1/2 cup of sour cream or Greek yogurt after pureeing.
There are 127 calories in 1 serving of Asparagus and Leek Soup.
Calorie split: 47% fat, 37% carbs, 16% protein.
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