Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

Spring asparagus is the start of this bright flavorful soup.

10 min.prep time 35 min.total time
4 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

1 large (1 cup) white 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

Directions

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:

Fat: g

Cholesterol: mg

Sodium: mg

Carbohydrates: g

Dietary Fiber: g

Protein: g

Recipe #16095©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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