6 cups of beef bouillon
1 medium onion, chopped fine
1 cup of oatmeal
1 lb. of Asparagus, tips removed ( other vegetables can be used )
optional - handful of rice or barley (already cooked)
Salt and pepper to taste
Saute onions in butter or oil until soft. Add all other ingredients exceptasparagus tips and rice or barley. Bring to a boil over medium heat andsimmer for 30 minutes, then place in blender to puree. Return to pot andadd other ingredients and simmer for 5-10 minutes, until tips are soft. Donot over cook or tips will disintegrate.