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Cream of Asparagus Soup
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Cream of Asparagus Soup

This easy Asparagus Soup is made with asparagus, potatoes, cream & parmesan cheese - it's a vibrant, silky soup you'll want to make again & again!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Asparagus Soup, heavy cream, parmesan cheese, potatoes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper
  • 1 lb asparagus, chopped
  • 3 Yukon gold potatoes, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream

Topping/serving ideas

  • Baguette, sliced
  • Bacon, crumbled
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Creme fraiche, sour cream or Greek yogurt

Instructions

  • In a large pot, melt butter over med-high heat. Saute onions, garlic, lemon zest, salt & pepper and asparagus for 5-7 minutes until tender.
  • Add in potatoes and chicken broth, then bring to a boil. Cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook and prepare any toppings of choice such as bacon.
  • Remove lid, then stir in parmesan cheese and heavy cream. Blend with an immersion blender or wait until soup has cooled slightly and blend in a blender.
  • Serve with toppings of choice and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 806mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1283IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2mg