Chilled Asparagus Soup

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Method

-Bring 4 cups of water to a boil and add a tablespoon of salt

-Add spinach and let it wilt in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes

-Blanch spinach in 3 cups ice cold water to stop the cooking process

-Add green asparagus to a pot of boiling water and cook for 3-4 minutes

-Blanch asparagus in 3 cups of ice cold water to stop the cooking process

-Add spinach and asparagus to blender

-Add 1 teaspoon of cumin, Greek yogurt, Crystal Hot Sauce and liquid smoke to the blender

-Puree ingredients until smooth and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper

-Add remaining ice cold water as needed to mixture to desired consistency

-Chop up 2 cups of cooked shrimp and sauté with olive oil and 1 teaspoon of cumin

-Toss in white and green asparagus tips and cook for a 3-4 minutes

-Add shrimp and asparagus on top of soup and serve

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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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