Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

There's nothing like a nice hot, creamy, delicious bowl of cream of asparagus soup to celebrate the arrival of spring! Makes a great lunch or dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine asparagus, broth, 1/2 teaspoon thyme, bay leaf, and garlic in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Discard bay leaf.
  4. Place asparagus mixture in a blender; process until smooth.
  5. Place flour in pan.
  6. Gradually add the milk, stirring with a whisk until blended.
  7. Add puréed asparagus and ground nutmeg; stir to combine. Bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  9. Remove from heat, and stir in 1/4 teaspoon thyme, butter, salt, and lemon rind.


Most Helpful

Very good soup, quick and easy to make. I used dried thyme and cut back on the amount of milk by 1/2 cup and omitted the cream - still creamy and delicious!

sunflowerseed November 05, 2007

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