• Asparagus Soup With Lemon Creme Fraiche

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Asparagus Soup With Lemon Creme Fraiche

Reference:

Bon Apptit, March 2006 Bon Apptit Test Kitchen

Prep:

Active time: 15 min Start to finish: 15 min.

Servings:

Makes 6 first-course servings.

Ingredients
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1 cup sliced shallots (about 6 large)
2 pounds asparagus, trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths
2 tsps ground coriander
2 14-oz cans vegetable broth
1/4 cup crme frache or sour cream
1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 teas

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
Step 2 1 cup sliced shallots (about 6 large)
Step 3 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths
Step 4 2 teaspoons ground coriander
Step 5 2 14-ounce cans vegetable broth
Step 6 1/4 cup crme frache or sour cream
Step 7 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Step 8 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel