Creamy Asparagus Soup is luscious and so simple you can make it any day of the week. If you LOVE asparagus, then you will love this easy low-calorie recipe for healthier version of creamy asparagus soup.
Fresh asparagus are steamed for a few minutes, then pureed and simmered again with some broth, garlic powder, green onions, and a touch of light cream. Light and delicious tasting soup, creamy asparagus soup will be your new favorite soup!
For those who are looking for a dairy-free version, omit the cream completely and you still get the same luscious creamy texture and taste.
The green onions add a nice flavor to the asparagus, while giving it a subtle soft texture to the soup. The touch of cream lightens the color to a lighter, much prettier green along with adding some velvety texture to it.
Don’t worry, no need to add a ton of cream, 2 tablespoons of it will do the trick.
We are huge fans of vegetable soups all year long. Basically, soups have become our “go-to” for those quick and easy dinners we need to make during the week. This is a delicious creamy asparagus soup that is truly creamy without a ton of calories and fat!
And, without having to use a lot of cream, which makes this asparagus soup very healthy!
Creamy Asparagus Soup
- 1 bunch fresh asparagus, rinsed
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup All Natural chicken or vegetable broth
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
- 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
- 2 Tbsp. Half-and-Half cream
- 1 scallion green onion – diced
- parmigiano-reggiano grated cheese, for serving