Cream of Asparagus Soup

Recipe by GinnyP
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put asparagus and stock into a medium pot and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium and simmer until asparagus is very soft, about 10 to 15 minutes, Set aside 2 cups of the broth; keep warm.
  • Puree asparagus and remaining broth in blender; return to pot and set aside.
  • (I puree in batches) Melt butter in a medium heavy saucepan over low heat.
  • Add flour and cook stirring constantly with a wire whisk for 2 minutes.
  • Whisk in reserved warm broth.
  • Increase heat to medium and cook, stirring, until smooth and thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to pot with asparagus puree.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring often.
  • Slowly add half-n-half.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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