Asparagus Soup

Making use of the absolutely delicious asparagus we picked at Garsons Farm, I made Asparagus Soup for lunch today. I can’t describe how nice it was.. you just have to try it for yourself!

Asparagus Soup

Best served with warm, crusty bread!

You will need:

Small knob of butter
1tbsp olive oil
450g asparagus (approx), finely sliced
2 shallots, roughly chopped
600ml vegetable stock
5tbsp double cream

  1. Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan over a medium heat.
  2. Add the shallots and fry for four minutes until softened. 
  3. Add the asparagus and fry for a further two minutes. 
  4. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 7 to 10 minutes until the asparagus is cooked. 
  5. Remove from the heat. Roughly blend using a hand blender. Add the double cream and season to taste. Blend until smooth.
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5 thoughts on “Asparagus Soup

  1. Emma Nutmeg says:

    Yummmmm!!!!!! Must try this 😀 LOVE asparagus! x

  2. I love soups and, given that the weather won’t lighten up, this sounds perfect!

  3. Alison says:

    I never thought of asparagus soup, sounds lovely

  4. that sounds so warming and delicious and you’ve reminded me that I really want to go to Garsons! thanks! 🙂

  5. Sounds delicious. I adore asparagus and eat it with most meals at this time of year 🙂 Pinned and stumbled. Thanks for linking up to #recipeoftheweek – there’s a new linky up now if you want to pop over 🙂

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