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Roasted Garlic and Asparagus Soup - Deliciously creamy, yet healthy and easy to make soup with roasted garlic and asparagus.

Roasted Garlic and Asparagus Soup Recipe

Deliciously creamy, yet healthy and easy to make soup with roasted garlic and asparagus.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 156 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds asparagus , trimmed
  • 10 garlic cloves , smashed (see notes about using less garlic)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 3 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup half & half, OR heavy cream, OR 2% milk
  • cracked pepper and chopped parsley , for garnish
  • shredded cheddar cheese, for garnish optional
  • fresh lemon juice, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  3. Toss asparagus and garlic with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange asparagus and garlic on prepared baking sheet in one layer.
  5. Roast for 12 minutes, or until asparagus is soft, stirring once.
  6. Remove from oven and transfer asparagus and garlic to a blender.
  7. Add broth and half & half/cream/milk.

  8. Blend until smooth. Depending on how large your blender is, you might have to do this part in batches.
  9. Transfer soup to a soup pot.
  10. Warm soup over medium-high heat, thinning with more broth by 1/4 cupfuls, if desired.
  11. Season with salt and pepper. Continue to taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  12. Ladle into bowls. (see notes for making ahead)

  13. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, squeeze of lemon juice, and parsley; serve.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 6

*For those that do not like too much garlic, use less than the recommended 10 cloves.

*This soup can be made one day ahead. Once prepared, let cool; cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Garlic and Asparagus Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 738mg31%
Potassium 570mg16%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 2150IU43%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 139mg14%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.