Asparagus Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus Soup recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by synclepitica

Makes 2 servings



Basic Asparagus soup, option for Cream of Asparagus Makes 2 ~8oz servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus Soup

225 grams Asparagus
1 tsp No Chicken Base
10 fl oz Water
1/2 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
10 grams Butter
8 grams Wheat Flour, White, All-purpose, Enriched, Unbleached
1/4 tsp Rosemary, Dried
1/4 tsp Nutmeg, Ground

Recipe Directions for Asparagus Soup

  1. Saute the chopped onion in butter until turning translucent.

  2. Add the 1 tbsp flour and stir vigorously, as you would with a roux; allow to cook a minute while stirring.

  3. Add 1 cup (8oz) broth (chicken or vegetable or "no chicken") and another 2 oz of water or the residual nutrient-rich water from cooking the asparagus.

  4. Stir and let simmer, stirring occasionally to make sure it is thickening evenly.

  5. Add chopped, cooked asparagus.

  6. Add rosemary, freshly-grated nutmeg, and lemon juice to taste.

  7. Puree to desired consistency using immersion blender or transferring to regular blender.

  8. Season with fresh ground black pepper to taste.

  9. If desired, add 1/4 cup cream or milk to make Cream of Asparagus.

  10. If desired, reserve Asparagus tips whole to add back in at the end for texture and garnish.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, Puree, Simmer, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 300.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
93
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
344mg
14%
Potassium
277mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
11.2g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 4% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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