Asparagus is not just low in calories but also packed with essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This food is low in saturated fat and low in both cholesterol and sodium and a very good source of dietary fiber.
Want a healthy lunch? Take a look at this simple recipe.
2 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 clove garlic, minced
2 lb. asparagus
Ground black pepper
1 c. low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 c. heavy cream
After taste, add some
Heavy cream for garnish
Freshly chopped chives, for garnish
Freshly chopped dill, for garnish
Melt butter in a pot and add garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute). Add asparagus and season with salt and pepper. Cook until golden, then add broth and simmer until asparagus is very tender.
Put the soup in a blender, be sure to stop and remove lid a few times to avoid overheating soup, and then return to pot. Stir in cream and warm over low heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste and finally garnish with more cream and herbs.