Condensed Cream of Asparagus Soup
Aug 10, 2014, Updated Nov 13, 2023
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This creamy veggie packed condensed cream of asparagus soup is perfect for cold winter evenings or any time of year!
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Delicious Condensed Cream of Asparagus Soup
Condensed cream of asparagus soup is a thick, creamy soup that offers a delightful blend of flavors and textures, making it a versatile and popular ingredient in many recipes. Its base is typically a rich mixture of asparagus puree, cream, and a carefully balanced blend of seasonings, which results in a smooth and velvety texture with a subtly earthy and slightly sweet asparagus flavor. The condensed form of this soup allows for a more concentrated flavor, which can be diluted according to the needs of the recipe or personal taste preferences. This soup is often used as a standalone dish, warmed and served with a splash of cream or a sprinkle of herbs, or as a base for more complex soups and stews.
In the culinary world, condensed cream of asparagus soup is especially valued for its versatility. It’s a common ingredient in casseroles, where it adds creaminess and depth of flavor without overpowering other ingredients. Its thick consistency also makes it an excellent choice for creating rich sauces for pasta, chicken, or fish dishes, infusing them with its unique asparagus essence. The soup can be easily enhanced with additional ingredients like cheese, garlic, or spices to create a more complex flavor profile. Not just limited to savory applications, it can also be used in innovative ways, such as in a creamy asparagus risotto or as a base for a luxurious vegetable pot pie, showcasing its ability to elevate a wide range of dishes.
This condensed soup can easily be made paleo or gluten free- just sub out the flour for gf flour or tapioca starch.
This condensed soup can be used in any recipe you’d use a concentrated soup base- its great for casseroles, creamy rice dishes, complex soups or stews, and even as a sauce for chicken, vegetable, or steak dishes.
Sides to Enjoy with your Asparagus Soup
Try enjoying one of these delicious breads with your cream of asparagus soup.
Also try these side salads.
Homemade Condensed Cream of Asparagus Soup
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- 1 large bunch of asparagus, washed and diced
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter, ghee or oil
- 2 -3 tablespoons flour, can substitute GF flour or tapioca starch
- 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup light cream
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 tsp sage
- In a large pan, heat butter until it melts on medium.
- Add onions and asparagus and cook on medium until softened and browned.
- In a small bowl, add cream and flour and whisk well until clumps are gone.
- When vegetables are soft and slightly browned, add vegetable stock slowly, while stirring.
- Keep stirring vegetables and stock, and slowly add milk and flour mixture.
- Add seasonings and cook on medium for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soup base has thickened.
- Remove from heat and add to casserole or a sterile jar with a tight fitting lid.
- If keeping in the refrigerator, use within 2-3 days.
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 414Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 59mgSodium 774mgCarbohydrates 42gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 2gSugar 5gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 7g
Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.