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.
- 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
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.
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