No-Cream Asparagus Soup
- 2 Tbls vegetable oil
- 2 med onions, chopped
- 2 med leeks(white & pale green parts only)chopped
- 6 c chicken stock or vegetable broth
- 2 pounds asparagus,ends trimmed, cut into 4 pieces
- (peel if tough)
Put oil in large pot over medium heat. Add onions and leeks: saute' until tender, about 15 minutes. Add stock and asparagus: simmer until asparagus is tender,about 15 minutes. Strain soup into large pot. Puree solids in blender or food processor in batches. Return to pot. Season soup to taste.