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asparagus soup in a pot with a ladle

Asparagus Soup

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WW Freestyle: 7
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
30-minute Asparagus Soup that's absolutely delicious and so easy to make!
Course: Soup
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 172


  • 2 pounds green asparagus stalks
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  • Trim asparagus by snapping off the tough ends. Discard ends.
  • Cut stalks of asparagus into 1-inch pieces; set aside.
  • Heat up 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a 4-quart, or bigger, Dutch oven or soup pot.
  • Stir in onions and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add asparagus pieces; stir in minced garlic and season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil; lower heat to a simmer, cover with a lid, and continue to cook for 12 to 14 minutes, or until asparagus is soft.
  • Remove lid and puree soup with an immersion blender, OR, purée soup in batches in a regular blender until completely smooth.
  • Pour blended soup back into the pot and set over medium-high heat.
  • Whisk in heavy cream and lemon juice.
  • Bring soup to a slow boil and whisk in remaining tablespoon of butter.
  • Remove from heat; taste soup and adjust accordingly.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Asparagus Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 828mg35%
Potassium 347mg10%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1968IU39%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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