Asparagus Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche

“A fresh and easy asparagus soup, pureed until it’s smooth, is a definite winner. Serve it warm or chilled depending on the weather.” —Fern Vitense, Tipton, Iowa

Asparagus Soup With Lemon Creme Fraiche Exps167357 Cw2852793d01 10 5bc RmsTaste of Home
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6servings 25minutes 25minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25minutes
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  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Add asparagus and potatoes; cook 3 minutes longer. Stir in broth, lemon zest and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Cool slightly. Process soup in batches in a blender until smooth. Return all to pan and heat through. Combine garnish ingredients; serve with soup.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 155 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 873mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fibre), 4g protein.