Cream of Asparagus Soup


  • 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


  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 and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 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.