cream of asparagus soup

★★★★★ 1
By Donna Rowley
from Dallas, TX

This is a delicious soup made thick and creamy with the addition of the potato cubes.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 45 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For cream of asparagus soup

  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2
    onion, diced
  • 1
    clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 lb
    asparagus, fresh
  • 1 qt
    chicken stock
  • 8 oz
    sour cream, lite
  • 1/4 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 pkg
    "simply potatoes," cubed with onion
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make cream of asparagus soup

  • 1
    Melt buter in Dutch oven over med-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Saute til onion is translucent. Do not brown onion or garlic.
  • 2
    Add asparagus which has been sliced into 1 inch lengths. Saute about 4-5 minutes.
  • 3
    Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cook for 30 minutes....until asparagus is very tender.
  • 4
    Let cool slightly, transfer to blender and puree until smooth. After pureeing return puree to Dutch oven, leaving approximately 1-2 cups in blender. Add potato cubes into blender and blend together. Return potato and asparagus puree to remaining puree in Dutch oven. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Add sour cream and half & half to soup mixture in Dutch oven, stirring to mix well. Heat and serve.

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