Cream of Asparagus Soup
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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Course Soup
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1 1/2 lbs. Asparagus
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Leeks cleaned, cut in half and sliced
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 6 cups low-sodium Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups Milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste (try Caraluzzi's Sea Salt and Five Pepper Blend)

Instructions

  1. Remove tough ends from asparagus stalks. Cut stalks into 1-inch pieces. Set aside.

  2.  In a large pot, heat oil. Saute leeks until tender. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add asparagus stalks and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and partially cover pot. Simmer until vegetables are very tender, about 20 minutes.

  3. Transfer soup to a high-speed blender and puree. Return soup to pot. Add milk and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.