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A spoon taking a scoop of asparagus soup from a white bowl topped with croutons.

Asparagus Soup (easy + healthy recipe!)

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: North American

Description

Asparagus soup is a simple spring recipe that is cozy, nourishing, and delicious. It is a healthy cream of asparagus soup that is made with potatoes rather than cream.

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter (olive oil for dairy-free)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb. asparagus, chopped (save a few tips if you’d like them for garnish)
  • 1 lb. white potatoes, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • Optional: ½ cup spinach or parsley (for color)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Juice from ½ lemon (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes, or until it is translucent and soft. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  2. Add the asparagus, potatoes, and stock to the pot and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pot, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft.
  3. Add the spinach (if using) to the pot then blend the soup either with an immersion blender or carefully in small batches in a blender. Season to taste with salt and pepper. If using, stir in the lemon juice.

Notes

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