Dairy Free Asparagus Soup

May 7, 2024 | Side Dish

Asparagus Soup

Have you every just wanted a bowl of satisfying soup without all the cream, milk or other extras? Here it is, a simple bowl of cream less, gluten-free asparagus soup. This is a perfect way to get in your vegetables during your weight loss journey.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 5 cups
Calories 99 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 rib of celery chopped
  • 3 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 russet potato about 11 oz, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pound asparagus woody ends removed and chopped into 1-inch pieces, reserve 1 cup of asparagus tips for garnish.
  • 4 cups of chicken or vegetable stock
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • Chopped chives for garnish optional

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil in a large pot, add onion and celery. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until soft. Add in garlic, cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add in potatoes, asparagus and stock. Bring to a simmer, cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes have softened.
  • Remove from heat, using an immersion blender, blend soup until smooth. May also use a blender, however be sure soup has cooled slightly before blending.
  • Return soup to a simmer before serving, add in asparagus tips, lemon juice, season soup with salt and pepper. Optional garnish, top with chopped chives.

Notes

Nutrition Information for 1 cup:
99 Calories; 7g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 0g Fat; 531mg Sodium; 3g Fiber

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