Creamy Asparagus Soup

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by beckas

From the local paper. I have not tried this soup but I plan to try it soon.

Top Review by iris5555

What a delicious soup. I used less thyme as I wasn't sure I'd like it, but it was a fine addition. Good without the cheese, but excellent with it!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut asparagus into 1 inch chunks.
  2. Place chicken broth in pot and add asparagus chunks.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer five minutes until tender.
  4. In a small saucepan, melt butter and saute shallots and garlic for five minutes.
  5. Add flour and cook for one minute.
  6. Add flour mixture to chicken broth and stir until thickened.
  7. Blend soup in blender until semi-smooth.
  8. Return to pan and add half& half, thyme, and pepper.
  9. Simmer for five minutes.
  10. Add parmesan cheese until melted.
  11. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

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