Asparagus Soup

Belle House – Asparagus Soup

Belle House

Asparagus soup – simple and seasonal

Perfect to make when Asparagus is in season in the Spring. It’s easy to make, tastes delicious and can be served hot or cold.

Serves: 2

Ingredients

250ml milk

250ml cream (double)

2 shallots, finely chopped

2 sticks of celery, chopped

1 leek, chopped

1 medium potato, grated

1 garlic clove

1 Bunch of Fresh Asparagus Shredded

Salt and pepper

method

  • Boil milk, cream, and potato until it’s soft then add the Asparagus for the last 2 minutes, stir occasionally so it doesn’t catch, then add salt and pepper
  • In a separate pan, sauté off shallots, celery, leek and garlic once they are cooked add to other pan
  • Once all ingredients cooked and soft, blend until smooth and adjust seasoning, add a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.
  • To serve; re-heat gently for 3 – 4 minutes and serve hot in warmed soup bowls or serve chilled.
  • Garnish with diced cooked pancetta or crème fraiche and some cooked asparagus and serve with warm crusty bread