White asparagus soup

White asparagus soup

Based on 27 ratings
Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
½ kg
white asparagus
onions
¼
lemon
300 ml
water
1
sugar
½
salt
50
butter
1
flour
75
white wine
100
cream
white pepper
salt
chives (for garnish)
MetricImperial

Utensils

peeler, citrus press, cutting board, knife, large pot, slotted spoon, cooking spoon, immersion blender

How-To Videos

how-to-prepare-white-asparagus

How to prepare white asparagus

Nutrition per serving

Cal451
Protein7 g
Fat37 g
Carb16 g
  • Step 1/5

    Trim off bottom ends of white asparagus and peel. Finely dice onion. Juice the lemon.
    • ½ kg white asparagus
    • onions
    • ¼ lemon
    • peeler
    • citrus press
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Trim off bottom ends of white asparagus and peel. Finely dice onion. Juice the lemon.

  • Step 2/5

    Add water to a large pot with the lemon juice, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil. Add the asparagus and simmer for approx. 8 min.
    • 300 ml water
    • 1 sugar
    • ½ salt
    • large pot

    Add water to a large pot with the lemon juice, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil. Add the asparagus and simmer for approx. 8 min.

  • Step 3/5

    Remove asparagus from the pot and reserve the cooking liquid. Once cool enough to handle, slice the asparagus, and set aside the heads.
    • slotted spoon

    Remove asparagus from the pot and reserve the cooking liquid. Once cool enough to handle, slice the asparagus, and set aside the heads.

  • Step 4/5

    Melt butter in a pot and add onions. Sauté over medium-low heat for approx. 1 min. Add flour and stir well. Deglaze the pan with white wine and the reserved asparagus cooking liquid. Add in sliced asparagus stems and whisk in cream. Let the soup simmer for approx. 10 min. more and season with white pepper and salt.
    • 50 butter
    • 1 flour
    • 75 white wine
    • 100 cream
    • white pepper
    • salt
    • cooking spoon
    • large pot

    Melt butter in a pot and add onions. Sauté over medium-low heat for approx. 1 min. Add flour and stir well. Deglaze the pan with white wine and the reserved asparagus cooking liquid. Add in sliced asparagus stems and whisk in cream. Let the soup simmer for approx. 10 min. more and season with white pepper and salt.

  • Step 5/5

    Purée the soup with an immersion blender. Serve garnished with chopped chives and reserved asparagus heads. Enjoy!
    • chives (for garnish)
    • immersion blender
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Purée the soup with an immersion blender. Serve garnished with chopped chives and reserved asparagus heads. Enjoy!

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