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Easy Asparagus Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Healthy, satisfying and quick, this easy asparagus soup can be on your table in minutes.
Course: Soup
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • Asparagus Soup
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb asparagus ends trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • * ½ cup heavy cream or plain greek yogurt - optional

  • Lemon Crème Fraiche
  • ½ cup crème fraiche
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Asparagus Soup: Melt butter with olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and saute 3 mins and then add the garlic and saute another 2 mins.
  3. Add the asparagus, stock, salt and white pepper, cover and simmer 10-15 mins until the asparagus is just fork tender.
  4. Puree with an immersion blender or in a blender until smooth. Add additional stock as needed to achieve desired consistency.
  5. Blend in cream or yogurt if desired.
  6. Lemon Crème Fraiche : Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  7. To serve: Ladle soup into bowls ad drizzle with lemon creme fraiche.