Asparagus soup with rice

Asparagus Soup with Rice
Asparagus Soup with Rice

This is great for lunch. Serve with some warm fresh bread and a salad and you have a complete healthy meal..


1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Onion, minced
4 cloves Garlic, minced
1/2 cup Long Grain Rice
1 LB fresh Asparagus trim the woody ends
4 cups Vegetable Broth
1 small Hot Pepper seeded and minced
Salt and freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste
1 tbs. Flour and a little cold water to thicken
Homemade croutons


In a medium sized sauce pan, sauté onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon of oil until the onion are translucent.

Add rice and brown for 2 minutes. Add asparagus, and sauté for 5 minutes, adding the broth slowly until you bring it to a boil. Salt and Pepper to taste. Cover and cook at a low temperature for 30-40 minutes, until rice has softened.

Add the flour with water that has been mixed well to the soup. This thickens the soup.

Top with croutons.

A special note. Whenever possible please purchase Kosher items that come from Israel especially those products that originate in Judea and the Shomron.

About the Author
Chef Ceaser has been a kosher chef for 37 years.
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