Cream of Asparagus

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Cream of Asparagus

Cream of Asparagus soup is an excellent soup that can be eaten warm or cold. You can use a cream substitute if you want to avoid.


  • 2 lbs asparagus (2 bunches)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp low fat sour cream
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, melt better on low heat. Add onion and sauté on low for about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Break off the tough ends off the asparagus and dispose. Cut the asparagus into 2 inch pieces. Add to the pot with the onions. Pour in the chicken broth, salt and pepper. Cover and cook about 20-25 minutes or until asparagus is soft. Take off of the heat, add sour cream and using a blender, puree until smooth.