Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

If you read our post from last week, you’ll know that most of us probably aren’t getting enough vegetables in our diet on a daily basis. This creamy asparagus soup recipe is a great way to help up your veggie intake and is good to have prepped for a busy day.

Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

Makes 10, 1- cup servings

Preparation Time: 20-minutes

Cooking Time: 20-minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 lb. asparagus, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • Lemon zest to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a large pot on high heat, combine the potatoes, asparagus, onion, celery, and water. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until veggies are tender, about 15-minutes. Stir in butter.
  3. In a bowl whisk flour and milk. Pour mixture into the pot, stirring constantly.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high and continue to stir until soup is thick, about 5-minutes. Remove from heat and season with lemon zest and pepper.

Nutrition Information:

Per 1-cup serving: 145 calories, 23 gCarbohydrates, 6 g Protein, 71 mg Sodium, and 5 g Fiber.

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Rita Larsen Registered Dietitian at Elite Sports Clubs

Written by Rita Larsen, RDN, CD; Guest Contributor

Rita is certified in Positive Psychology, the University of Penn; has a BS in Dietetics from Kansas State University; and an Internship and Masters at the Indiana University Medical Center.

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