Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Asparagus Potato Soup

This creamy asparagus potato soup tastes amazing, if you like asparagus, I assure you this is a winner. Surprise your friends and family, they’ll think you’re a gourmet cook.

Asparagus Potato Soup (creamy)

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 30 minutesRest time: 5 minutesTotal time: 45 minutesServings:4 – 6 servingsCalories: kcal Best Season:Available

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat the oil and butter, add in chopped leek and stir, frying until tender, about 4 minutes
  2. In the mean time, cut off the tips from half the asparagus spears, reserving the stalks. Bring a pot of water to the boiling point and blanche the spears for 30 seconds or until they turn a bright green.
  3. Plunge the tips in ice cold water to stop the cooking, drain and set aside.
  4. Chop up the remaining asparagus into pieces.
  5. Add the rest of the unblenched asparagus, potatoes and carrots to the leek mixture. Cook over medium heat, until the asparagus turns bright green and stir occasionally.
  6. Stir in the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to simmer, and cook for 20 minutes or until the potatoes, asparagus and carrots are soft. Stir occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat. Use an immersion blender or transfer to a blender in batches to blend until smooth.
  8. Add the heavy cream and mix well. Cook until heated through.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste, top with blanched asparagus tips and serve immediately.
Keywords:asparagus, asparagussoup, creamysoup, soup

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