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Cream of Asparagus Soup

This is one of my go-to recipes. I make it in the Deluxe Cooking Blender and and freeze single size servings in our Freezer Bowls for fast and easy lunches.
Prep Time10 mins
Cooking Blender (automatic timing)20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Asparagus, Cooking Blender, Soup
Servings: 4
Author: TetonTrekker

Equipment

  • Deluxe Cooking Blender

Ingredients

Roux

  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Flour

Cooking Blender Cooking Cycle

  • Roux
  • 1-1/2 cup Asparagus Cleaned
  • 2 cups Cold water
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper Rub Pampered Chef
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream or half and half
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Peeled

Add In

  • 2 oz Gouda cheese cut into small chunks.

Optional for Garnish

  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Sour Cream
  • Crab Meat Cooked

Instructions

  • Measure out all ingredients
  • In a saucepan, melt the butter. Add the flour and cook until the flour starts to brown slightly, whisking the whole time.
  • Add the roux to the blender
  • Add the rest of the ingredients EXCEPT the cheese and optional items
  • Set the blender to soup and start
  • When the blender is done cooking (beeps) add the cheese and blend until smooth and well mixed.
  • Serve with salt and pepper to taste, a dallop of our cream and about 1/4 c of cooked crab meat to garnish.

Notes

This is adapted for the cooking blender from The Lazy Gastronome Cream of Asparagus stove top recipe: https://lazygastronome.com/cream-asparagus-soup/