asparagus soup

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

  • A glug of oilive oil
  • 350g asparagus spears (woody ends removed, stalks chopped and enough tips reserved to garnish with 2 or 3 per bowl)
  • 2 small onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 large handfuls spinach
  • 700ml vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Add the olive oil, onions, garlic and asparagus stalks to a large saucepan and cook over a medium heat for 10 minutes or so, until softened.
  2. Add the stock and spinach, bring to the boil and simmer for a further 5-10 minutes until the asparagus is completely soft when you press a fork into it.
  3. Blend with a hand blender and season to taste. 
  4. Fry up the reserved asparagus tips in a little olive oil / or butter and serve on top of the soup. I drizzled my soup with a little bit of olive oil and sprinkled on some black pepper, but it’d be lovely with a swirl of soya / cashew cream too.
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