Asparagus Cream Soup with Onions

A wonderful way to enjoy asparagus when they are in season.

Cream of asparagus

Difficulty

5/20

Yield serving

10

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 L (8 cups) LUDA ORIGINAL Culinary Cream Soup Base, prepared
  • 500 mL (2 cups) LUDA H Chicken soup base, prepared
  • 700 g Asparagus spears, cleaned and cut up
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) Butter
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) Lemon zest
  • Chives, finely chopped, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Prepare the culinary cream soup base according to package instructions, keep warm and set aside.
  2. Prepare the chicken soup base according to package instructions, keep warm and set aside.
  3. In a heavy saucepan, melt butter and sauté onions, stirring occasionally until soft.
  4. Add asparagus, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Pour in broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Let simmer until asparagus are soft.
  6. Blend in a food processor or with an immersion blender to obtain a smooth purée.
  7. Mix well with culinary cream.
  8. Heat to service temperature, garnish with chives and serve.

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