Cream of Asparagus Soup (Without Cream)

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the tips off of 12 asparagus (1 1/2") and set aside.
  • Discard cut bottom ends of asparagus. Cut asparagus stalks into 1" pieces.
  • Cook onion and asparagus in oil in large fry pan over medium heat, stirring often till softened (I cover the pan).
  • Pour this into large sauce pan.
  • Add broth and simmer on low medium about 15-20 minutes.
  • While soup simmers, cook reserved asparagus tips in boiling salted water until just tender (3-4 minutes).
  • and drain.
  • Puree soup in a blender (or hand blender) until smooth.
  • Ladle into bowls and season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with asparagus tips.
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