asparagus soup (no cream)

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By stephanie tate
from toledo, OH

this is one of my son's favorites. he looks forward to asparagus season every year. it's super easy to make and uses no cream so it's healthy too! it's surprisingly filling and works great as a starter or a main course.

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For asparagus soup (no cream)

  • 3 lb
  • 1 md
    yellow onion diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 stick
    butter or 1/2 c earth balance butter substitute
  • 1 md
    carrot diced
  • 2 qt
    imagine organic no chicken broth
  • fresh tarragon or a generous pinch of dried tarragon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • pinch
    cayenne pepper

How To Make asparagus soup (no cream)

  • 1
    saute onion over medium heat until translucent and then add garlic for one additional minute until fragrant.
  • 2
    add asparagus, carrot and broth to cover. you may not need a full two quarts. you can use chicken broth for this recipe. bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer and cook until vegetables are soft.
  • 3
    add tarragon and spices to taste. puree with hand mixer or food processor until smooth.
  • 4
    garnish with a few small diced tomatoes or croutons and enjoy.

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