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Easy and Fresh Creamy Asparagus Soup

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 bowls 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: French

Description

A Simple and Fresh Creamy Asparagus Soup. It is easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious. There really isn't much to this recipe, but it tastes like a worldclass chef put it together. 


Ingredients

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  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
  • 1 cup, heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Clean asparagus and separate tips. Set aside.
  2. Remove bases and then cut asparagus into 2-3 inch sections
  3. In large pot, put butter onion, garlic, salt. and asparagus bases into pot on medium covered
  4. Allow to cook for about 10 minutes
  5. Add flour and stir
  6. Add stock 2 cups at a time and stir to mix well
  7. Bring to a boil at medium high and cook for 15 minutes
  8. Use immersion blender (or blender) to blend soup
  9. Add tips, pepper and cook for five more minutes
  10. Add cream and serve

Notes

  • Use an immersion blender [affiliate link] for best results, but you can also do this in small batches in your blender.
  • Buy fresh asparagus and I would suggest going for smaller spears.
  • To lighten the recipe, you could substitute whole, 2%, or skim milk for the heavy cream.
  • Use fresh asparagus for the best results.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Bowl (1/4 of total)
  • Calories: 350 calories
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 1399mg
  • Fat: 30 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 31 mg

Keywords: creamy asparagus soup