• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 7 Servings

Brown-Rice Soup with Asparagus

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Vegetables, Soups, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Brown rice
  • 12 oz Asparagus
  • 2/3 c Celery -- chopped fine
  • 1/3 c Onion -- chopped fine
  • 1/3 c Carrot -- chopped fine
  • 1/2 ts Thyme
  • 5 c Chicken broth, defatted
  • 2 tb Green onions -- minced
  • 1 tb Parsley -- chopped fresh
  • 1 tb Soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1/2 ts Hot pepper sauce
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Parsley sprigs -- for
  • Garnish


1. Combine rice with 1 1/3 cups water in medium saucepan. Bring to boil,
reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender and water is absorbed, 45

2. Meanwhile, trim woody ends off asparagus; discard ends. Bring large pot
of water to boil. Add asparagus and cook until tender-crisp, 2 minutes.
Drain and rinse under cold water. Cut into 1-inch pieces, reserving 1/4
cup tips for garnish. Set asparagus aside.

3. Coat bottom of large pot or Dutch oven with vegetable cooking spray. Add
celery, onion, carrot, and thyme; cover and cook, stirring occasionally,
over low heat, until tender, 10 minutes. Add broth and rice; bring to boil
and simmer 10 minutes.

4. Transfer to blender in small batches and carefully blend until smooth.
Return soup to pot. Stir in asparagus, green onions, parsley, soy sauce,
pepper sauce, and pepper to taste; return to simmer. Ladle into bowls and
garnish with reserved asparagus tips and parsely springs. Makes 7 cups.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?