Cream of Asparagus Soup

Submitted By: Vitamix

Dietary Interests: No Added Sugar, Low Cholesterol

Yield:

4.5 c ( 1 l )

Total Time:

30 Minutes

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds (680 g) asparagus spears, cooked (reserve one cup pieces for garnish)
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) half and half
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Place asparagus and chicken broth into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 6 minutes or until hot. Reduce to Variable 2; remove lid plug.
  5. Add half and half through the lid plug opening. Blend for 10 seconds.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve over reserved asparagus spears.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.