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Healthy and Creamy Asparagus Soup

Healthy, rich, intense, and creamy are some words that simply describe this BEST asparagus soup. Just a few ingredients and you will obtain a pure comfort fresh and easy soup to simply enjoy any time of the week.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Asparagus Soup, Creamy Asparagus Soup, Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 236kcal
Author: Cookie

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs asparagus
  • 1 potato
  • 1/2 cup heavy-cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 glass white wine
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • seasoning

Toppings for the soup:

  • grated parmesan
  • grilled garlic ciabatta bread
  • fresh herbs

Instructions

  • Saute the diced onion with some cloves of garlic in butter about 5 minutes on a high to medium heat.
  • Add the trimmed asparagus and cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Add the white wine and cook until it has evaporated. Add some seasoning. Cook 4 minutes more. Pour the vegetable broth and 1 potato and let all the veggies saute about 15-20 minutes at a reduced heat.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it cool down. Blend the cooled down soup and puree till it's silky smooth. Taste for seasoning and add some.
  • Reheat the asparagus soup and stir in the heavy cream and some lemon juice. Mix well until all the ingredients have been incorporated. Taste and adjust salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve topped with some grated parmesan and fresh herbs.

Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1008mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2830IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 5mg