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Asparagus Soup

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus soup recipe, cream of asparagus soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 269 kcal
Asparagus lovers will love this creamy asparagus soup! Deliciously smooth and flavored to perfection, this cream of asparagus soup makes the perfect appetizer!
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus , ends trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 sweet onion , roughly chopped
  • ½ cup white wine , optional
  • 3 cups vegetable broth , or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Olive oil , Maldon sea salt, fresh herbs, lemon wedges, optional and for garnish

Instructions

  1. Melt butter over low heat in a large Dutch oven or saucepan.
  2. Add cut asparagus and onion. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until very soft, approximately 20 minutes.
  3. Remove several asparagus tips for garnishing. Set aside or in the refrigerator.
  4. Add vegetable broth. Using an immersion blender or transferring to a blender or food processor, blend until fully pureed.
  5. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water. Add cornstarch to soup along with white pepper, fine sea salt, lemon juice and heavy cream. Blend again until combined.
  6. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with asparagus tips, good quality olive oil, Maldon sea salt, fresh herbs or lemon wedges.
  7. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Asparagus Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 1309mg 55%
Potassium 371mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 8g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 38.6%
Vitamin C 13.1%
Calcium 6.8%
Iron 15.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.