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Asparagus-Orange Veloute

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Asparagus, Peeled And Washed
  • 4 c Water
  • 4 tb Butter
  • 3 tb Flour
  • Salt And Pepper
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 c Dry White Wine
  • 2 tb Creme Fraiche, Or Sour Cream
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 c Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 1 pn Nutmeg


1. Peel the hard part of the asparagus and wash it well. Place the
asparagus in a soup pot, ass water, and cook at a gentle boil for 20
minutes. Drain the asparagus and preserve the water. Cut the asparagus
stalks in half and place the top portions aside.

2. Melt the butter in another pot, add the flour a little at a time, and
stir continuously.

3. Blend the soup in a blender and return it to the soup pot. Continue
cooking it over very low heat, not allowing the soup to come to a boiling

4. Beat the egg yolks in a deep bowl, add the wine, creme fraiche, and
sugar and mix thoroughly. Pour this mixture into the soup. Add the orange
juice, nutmeg, and asparagus tops and check the seasonings. Stir well and
reheat the soup for a few minutes until it is hot. Don't let it boil. Serve

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