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Roasted Asparagus Soup

Roasted Asparagus Soup

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Creamy, yet fresh and light, this soup takes full advantage of the abundance of springtime asparagus.  Roasting the asparagus brings out its sweetness and gives the soup a subtle smoky note while a touch of cream adds richness.   An immersion blender is a great tool for blending vegetable soups.  If you don’t have one, a traditional blender or food processor will get the job done.  

serves 6 people


cost per recipe: $11.88

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  • 2

    pounds asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 3

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 1

    large sweet onion, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 3

    tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 6

    cups Swanson® Vegetable Broth or Swanson® Organic Vegetable Broth

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the oven to 425°F.  Place the asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil.

Step 2

Roast the asparagus for 10 minutes or until tender.  Let cool.  Cut into 1-inch pieces.

Step 3

While the asparagus is roasting, heat the remaining oil in a 4-quart saucepot over medium heat.  Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes or until the onion is tender, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Reduce the heat to low. Add the flour to the onion mixture. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Gradually stir in the broth. Heat to a boil.  Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Add the asparagus to the saucepan.  Using an immersion blender, blend until the mixture is smooth.  Add the heavy cream and blend until combined.  Season to taste.

Recipe Tips

  • Serving Suggestion: This creamy soup is great served topped with crunchy croutons.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • Janet W.

    June 6, 2017

    Roasted Asparagus Soup

    Easy to make and delicious. I'm not a fan of asparagus but I couldn't get enough of this. I loved it! Add store-bought garlic croutons and parmesan cheese and you have a soup good enough for company or just a special dinner at home.

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  • pandabear145

    July 14, 2008

    What a ver...

    What a very, very, good tasting soup recipe.

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