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Buttery Asparagus Soup

Asparagus has a lovely nutty quality that lends itself well to soups. This soup includes fresh lemon which really gets into the depth of the asparagus to reveal an additional layer of flavor

Ingredients

  • 4 cups asparagus, trimmed and chopped into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook onion in butter in a heavy pot over low heat.
  2. Add asparagus and saute.
  3. Slowly add in remainder of ingredients except for cream and cook for 10 minutes over medium-low heat.
  4. Turn down heat and allow soup to simmer for another 15 minutes
  5. Use an inverted blender and puree soup.
  6. Add cream and blend.
 

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