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This easy, light and creamy soup is the perfect beginning to a special meal.
Melt butter in 6-quart saucepan over medium-high heat until sizzling; add asparagus, potatoes, bell pepper, leek and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, 10-12 minutes or until asparagus is crisply tender.
Stir in broth, balsamic vinegar and 1 tablespoon tarragon. Continue cooking 10-12 minutes or until asparagus is tender. Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes. Stir in half & half, salt and pepper.
Place 2 cups soup in 5-cup blender container. Cover; blend until very smooth. Repeat with remaining soup, 2 cups at a time. Place soup into 4-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until soup is heated through.
Combine sour cream and 1/2 teaspoon tarragon leaves. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream mixture.
*Substitute 3/4 cup thinly sliced onion.
**Substitute 1 teaspoon crushed dried tarragon leaves.
***Substitute 1/8 teaspoon crushed dried tarragon leaves.
Dietary Fiber: 2g
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