Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

Asparagus is the start of this bright flavorful soup.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
151 Rating


1 large (1 cup) onion, chopped
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 pound (about 2 1/2 cups) asparagus, trimmed, cut into quarters
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups baby spinach
Shaved asparagus, if desired


Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, salt, pepper and red pepper; cook 5 minutes or until onion is softened. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add asparagus; cook 5 minutes or until crisply tender.

Add broth; cook over medium heat until mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in spinach until wilted.

Puree soup using immersion blender or 5-cup blender.

Divide mixture among 4 soup bowls.  Top with shaved asparagus, if desired.

Recipe Tip

Soup can be served topped with a poached egg.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 150

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 1030mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #16095©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Add egg white while cooking stirring it in, Chinese egg drop style! Par excellence!

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