Creamy Asparagus And Wild Rice Soup
Cut off asparagus tips, blanch 1 minute in boiling salted water, drain; set aside.
Cut remaining asparagus into bite-size pieces; sauté in butter 2 minutes. Add broth to cover asparagus; simmer until tender.
Pour mixure into blender; pureé. In soup kettle, combine pureé mixture, remaining broth, cream, wild rice, asparagus tips, salt, pepper and lemon juice; heat through.
Garnish each serving with chervil.
The warm days of summer beckon a lighter fare with plenty of nutrition for active lifestyles. Try one of these favorites:
Tropical wild rice medley salad
Gingered California Wild Rice and Papaya Salad
Wild Rice Crepes with Chili Lime Shrimp
Creamy Wild Rice Dessert
Zucchini Stuffed with California Wild Rice