Asparagus Soup

Discussion created by claudia2 on Feb 7, 2009
Latest reply on Feb 7, 2009 by tracey2
Asparagus Soup

Enjoy the taste of garden fresh asparagus in this tasty soup that takes only 30 minutes to cook!

Serving: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

1/2 onion, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium potato
4 cups vegetable stock
1 pound asparagus
4 celery stalks
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

1. Saute onion in oil or butter. Dice potato and add along with 1 cup of stock. Simmer until potatoes are soft.

2. Wash the asparagus and snap off the tough ends.
3. Slice.

4. Chop celery small, including leaves.

5. Add asparagus, celery, and remaining vegetable stock to potatoes and onions.

6. Cook for 10 minutes, until the vegetables are quite tender.

7. Add salt and pepper and puree.

8. Add milk or broth to thin or extend soup as desired.