Simple Cream of Asparagus Soup

Simple Cream of Asparagus Soup


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About this recipe: A delicious soup that's quick and easy to make. Asparagus is simmered in a creamy white soup until tender. Serve with a crusty bread roll for a snack, lunch or dinner.


Serves: 8 

  • 450g fresh asparagus
  • 850ml chicken stock
  • 50g margarine
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 125ml single cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Trim the coarse ends of the asparagus and cut asparagus into 2.5cm pieces. In a medium frying pan over medium high heat, saute the asparagus in 250ml stock for about 7 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium high heat, melt the margarine and remove from heat. Add the flour and stir well until smooth. Gradually add the remaining stock. Return the saucepan to the heat and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  3. Add the single cream, salt, pepper and cooked asparagus with liquid. Stir well and heat thoroughly. Serve hot and enjoy!

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- Rated on - 07 May 2014


Just made this today! Very simple and easy to follow! First time I have ever made soup and very pleased with the result, tastes great. - 03 Jun 2013

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