Creamy Asparagus Soup - Best Spring Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup - Best Spring Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup milk
  • Freshly chopped chives, for garnish
  • Freshly chopped dill, for garnish

How to Make It

Step 1

In a large pot, combine asparagus season with salt and pepper, chopped onion. Cook over high heat until golden, 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup chicken broth and simmer covered until asparagus is tender but still green, 12 minutes.

Step 2

Process the mixture in a blender to puree the vegetables. Set aside. Return to the same pot, melt butter over medium heat.

Step 3

Stir in cream, then warm over low heat. Whisk in the remaining chicken broth, and increase the heat to medium.

Step 4

Cook, stirring constantly until the mixture boils. Stir in the asparagus puree and milk, heat it to serving temperature but don’t allow it to boil.

Step 5

Garnish with more cream and herbs. Serve immediately.

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