Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe

Love asparagus soup? It’s so much simpler to make than you’d expect!


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 green onions, or 1/2 an onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon herbs de provence
  • 2 medium russet potatoes
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 lbs asparagus
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • sour cream, croutons, red pepper flakes, etc. for garnish (optional)


  1. Trim and slice green onions thinly
  2. heat olive oil in dutch oven, add onions, and sauté until onions become soft
  3. Press garlic, and add to onion mixture, stir briskly to avoid garlic scorching
  4. Peel and dice potatoes, add them and herbs de Provence to onion mixture, stirring
  5. Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer
  6. While soup is heating, trim tough ends off of asparagus, and cut into 2-3 inch pieces
  7. Add to soup mixture, along with some salt and pepper
    Image shows a large pan boiling asparagus on the stove
  8. Cover dutch oven with lid, and simmer until vegetables are tender
  9. Remove lid, and blend soup using an immersion blender. Alternative, add soup to blender in batches and purée until smooth
  10. Stir in cream, season with salt and pepper to taste
  11. Serve with garnishes
  12. Enjoy!