Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup finely diced onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 pound asparagus - chopped into small pieces
  • 1 to 2 cups heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large soup pan, sauté onion in butter for about 4 minutes or until soft.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add garlic and cook another 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Add flour and cook for a minute or two stirring often.
  • Add chicken or vegetable stock.
  • Whisk to combine with flour.
  • Bring to a boil, whisking often. Turn down heat. Add asparagus.
  • Simmer about 4 minutes or until asparagus is just tender.
  • Remove from heat. Let cool a bit.
  • Remove about a cup of the chopped asparagus and set aside.
  • Puree the rest of the mixture in a blender until smooth.
  • Pour mixture back in the soup pan. Heat. Add 1 to 2 cups cream.
  • Add reserved chopped asparagus.
  • Taste to see if more salt and pepper are needed.


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 253mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1177IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. 5 stars
    Excellent recipe! The only thing I changed was to add a little kick to the soup by adding some Cajun seasoning. Will definitely make this again.

    1. Amy Hanten says:

      Hi Karleen, Great idea! I love a little kick! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Excellent! Thank you so much for this recipe, the best ever!,

  3. Nancy Alman says:

    Can I replace the Asparagus with Broccoli? I LOVE Broccoli.