Asparagus & Sorrel Bisque

Time to make: 40 mins
Serves: 8
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Tips: Green garlic, aka spring, new or young garlic, is garlic that hasn't fully matured. Look for bunches with long white or purple bases, intact roots and dark green leaves. Prep like a leek and use to give both a mild garlic and an onion flavor to salads, sauces, soups and pastas. Sorrel is a perennial plant with a distinct lemony flavor that gets increasingly bitter as the season progresses and the leaves grow. Treat the short leaves like herbs and cook the larger ones like other dark leafy greens. Look for it at spring farmers' markets or grow your own! To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.
Serving size: 1 cup Per serving: 153 calories; 12 g fat(6 g sat); 3 g fiber; 9 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 49 mcg folate; 20 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,452 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 111 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 334 mg sodium; 184 mg potassium Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (29% daily value) Carbohydrate Servings: ½ Exchanges: 1½ vegetable, 2½ fat
Sorrel, a lovely spring green, is paired with asparagus in this simple green soup that's great served warm or cool. Use tender, young sorrel in salads or sauces to cut through the richness of foods like salmon or steak. No sorrel on hand? Baby arugula makes a good substitute.
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Tips: Green garlic, aka spring, new or young garlic, is garlic that hasn't fully matured. Look for bunches with long white or purple bases, intact roots and dark green leaves. Prep like a leek and use to give both a mild garlic and an onion flavor to salads, sauces, soups and pastas. Sorrel is a perennial plant with a distinct lemony flavor that gets increasingly bitter as the season progresses and the leaves grow. Treat the short leaves like herbs and cook the larger ones like other dark leafy greens. Look for it at spring farmers' markets or grow your own! To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.
Nutrition info
Serving size: 1 cup Per serving: 153 calories; 12 g fat(6 g sat); 3 g fiber; 9 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 49 mcg folate; 20 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,452 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 111 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 334 mg sodium; 184 mg potassium Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (29% daily value) Carbohydrate Servings: ½ Exchanges: 1½ vegetable, 2½ fat
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Sorrel, a lovely spring green, is paired with asparagus in this simple green soup that's great served warm or cool. Use tender, young sorrel in salads or sauces to cut through the richness of foods like salmon or steak. No sorrel on hand? Baby arugula makes a good substitute.
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