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Asparagus Leek Chowder Recipe
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Asparagus Leek Chowder Recipe

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To us, asparagus is the taste of spring, so we enjoy it in as many meals as we can. When this thick and creamy chowder is on the table, we know spring has arrived. -Elisabeth Harders West Allis, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 large leeks (white portion only), sliced
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pimientos

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute the asparagus, mushrooms and leeks in butter for 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended.
  2. Gradually stir in broth and cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in corn and pimientos; heat through. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus Leek Chowder in Taste of Home April/May 2004, p29

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Reviewed Mar. 25, 2013

"I had a chicken breast left over from an other meal that wasn't enough to feed the family and it was already thawed so I chopped it and cooked it in the chicken broth and added to the chowder. it was to die for will make this again soon. thanks for the recipe."

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"i had gotten this recipe about 4 years ago and my children had loved it. it nice to surve at dinner partys also."

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"DEFINATELY WOULD MAKE AGAIN.. I USED BABY BELLA MUSHROOMS AND FROZEN CORN.. AND PROB. 1.5 CUPS OF HALF N HALF...BUT IT WAS EASY AND VG.."

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Reviewed May. 4, 2011

"What a way to welcome spring. I shared it with my neighbor and we both agree that it is absolutely delicious!

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Reviewed May. 22, 2010

"Excellent. My whole familiy loved it. To cut down on calories, I did make it with 2 % milk and it was fine."

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