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Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

  • Author: Halle Cottis
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: lunch, dinner
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: american


This creamy asparagus soup recipe is so easy to make that it takes just about 10 minutes to whip together.


  • 2 cups leftover cooked asparagus
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp bacon grease
  • 2½ cups chicken stock
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ cup half & half or heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • top with a sprinkle of nutmeg,
  • 4 pieced bacon (save bacon grease)


  1. Cook bacon until bacon is crisp, remove and allow to cool and crumble into small pieces. Save bacon grease.
  2. Add bacon grease to a medium sauce pan and heat over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and cook until translucent and tender (about 5 minutes)
  4. Add chicken stock, asparagus, thyme and salt and pepper to taste and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  5. With a stick blender or a food processor or blender, mix until a thick puree.
  6. Stir in half & half or cream and top with bacon and nutmeg.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup