Ingredients

How to make it

  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large stockpot
  • Add onion, celery, asparagus, garlic, bay leaf and thyme and stir well
  • Let cook over medium heat about 10 minutes stirring frequently so that vegetables do not brown
  • Add white wine and reduce to half the original volume
  • Add chicken stock and salt and bring pot to a boil
  • Add potatoes and let cook 20 minutes
  • Add cream and let cook five minutes longer
  • Remove from heat and let cool 15 minutes
  • While soup is cooling cook asparagus tips in boiling, salted water until tender
  • Remove from boiling water and place in ice water immediately
  • Puree soup in a blender starting first on low speed and then moving to high speed
  • Pass the soup through a strainer to remove any fibers from the asparagus
  • Taste soup and adjust seasonings as necessary
  • To serve place 6 oz of soup in bowl and sprinkle and few asparagus tips over the top

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    " It was excellent "
    windy1950 ate it and said...
    The Chef gets the REST of the bottle of wine??? Welllll, if I'm your guest, I will feign sad eyes and humbly ask that you split it with me.

    Cream of Asparagus Soup sounds absolutely mahhhvelus ;-) Five Forks to ya.
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    " It was excellent "
    valinkenmore ate it and said...
    Great post and 5 forks to you!
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Love cream of asparagus and can't wait to try your version, thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    wynnebaer ate it and said...
    On the menu soon here too..Thanks..:)
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    " It was excellent "
    pat2me ate it and said...
    What a terrific sounding recipe, thank you so much for posting. I'll be making this soon!
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  • momo_55grandma 5 years ago
    love asparagus soup anyway its made. Thanks and Happy Easter
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    " It was excellent "
    woodstock ate it and said...
    Sound really Great! However I'm heading for bed it's only 3:30 AM here on the big island. Good night all.
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    " It was excellent "
    karlyn255 ate it and said...
    You guys are killing me today. Haven't even had breakfast yet and already I am thinking soup and cheesecake
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