Asparagus Soup with Fried Egg Baguette

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 25 min.
For a quick anytime meal, this warming soup provides taste and comfort.


  • 2 1/2 cups ready-to-serve reduced fat chicken broth
  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 6 slices French bread, toasted
  • 6 fried eggs


  • Heat broth in large saucepan to simmering. Add asparagus and onion. Bring to a boil and cook until asparagus is tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in half-and-half and cream cheese; cook over low heat until cheese is melted.
  • Ladle soup into six small bowls. Top with toast and fried egg. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 388
  Calories from Fat 162 (42%)
(29%) Total Fat 19g
(39%) Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(78%) Cholesterol 234mg
(25%) Sodium 600mg
(24%) Potassium 849mg
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(11%) Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%) Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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