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Creamy Asparagus Soup

This delicious Creamy Asparagus Soup is so healthy and easy to make. No heavy cream just simple goodness for a wonderful comfort soup.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 269kcal
Author Sherri Hagymas

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Place asparagus and onion in a saucepan with 1/2 cup vegetable broth.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until the tender. (save a couple of asparagus spears to garnish with)
  • Place remaining vegetable mixture in an electric blender and puree until smooth.
  • Place oil (or butter) in the same pan.
  • Add flour, salt and pepper and stir constantly for about 2 minutes. (careful not to brown the flour mixture)
  • Stir in remaining 1 1/4 cups of broth.
  • Continue stirring until it comes to a boil.
  • Stir in the puree and milk.
  • Finally stir in the yogurt and lemon until heated through.
  • Garnish with reserved cut asparagus tips and sprinkle with parmesan cheese if desired.
  • ENJOY!

Nutrition

Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1311mg | Potassium: 1009mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 2025IU | Vitamin C: 18.1mg | Calcium: 298mg | Iron: 5.8mg