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

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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Deliciously creamy, yet healthy and easy to make soup with roasted garlic and asparagus.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 156

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 

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • Toss asparagus and garlic with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange asparagus and garlic on prepared baking sheet in one layer.
  • Roast for 12 minutes, or until asparagus is soft, stirring once.
  • Remove from oven and transfer asparagus and garlic to a blender.
  • Add broth and half & half/cream/milk.
  • Blend until smooth. Depending on how large your blender is, you might have to do this part in batches.
  • Transfer soup to a soup pot.
  • Warm soup over medium-high heat, thinning with more broth by 1/4 cupfuls, if desired.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Continue to taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Ladle into bowls. (see notes for making ahead)
  • Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, squeeze of lemon juice, and parsley; serve.

Notes

*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.
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