Add chopped asparagus. Serve, drizzled with a little cream. In a large pot, heat the oil on medium. Bring salted water to the boil. March 18, 2019. 1-2 cloves garlic, minced. Cook and stir until potatoes are soft but not mushy, about 5 minutes. To pot, add the broth, water, and potato. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over a medium heat. Add the asparagus and vegetable stock. 2 tbsp olive oil 1 leek, white part finely chopped 1/2 white onion, chopped 5 garlic cloves, minced 150g of asparagus, washed and chopped into 1 inch pieces 1 tsp garam masala 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth 2 oz brie plain greek yogurt (optional) Instructions. Asparagus spears are best picked when young. In a separate saucepan, heat the olive oil. Ingredients. Clean leeks and dice the white and some of the green top. I am so excited about this healthy cream of asparagus and leek soup, it is quick and easy, and under thirty minutes. Chop asparagus into 1-2 inch pieces. Courses. Prep Time: 10 minutes. Boil until the potatoes are tender. Add 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed and 1 small (4-ounce) peeled potato, both cut into 1-inch pieces with ¼ teaspoon salt. Difficulty: Easy. Spring Leek and Asparagus Soup. Serve as a snack, brunch, or dinner, a perfect soup for any occasion. Trim the root end of the leek and cut off the dark green leaves (keep the pale green part of the leek). Servings. Increase the heat to medium-high and stir occasionally as the liquid comes to a simmer, then reduce the heat to medium. Asparagus, English Pea and Leek Soup. Add the vegetable stock, bring to … Bring to a boil, lower the heat and cook for 20-25 minutes until the vegetables are soft. Servings 4. Simmer for approx. Add the ramps/leeks. Stir well on medium heat. Put the butter in a medium stockpot set over medium heat. Add rice, lemon zest, broth, salt, and pepper. Saute the leeks, onion and garlic. 1 teaspoon unsalted butter 1 large leek, white and light green part only, washed and chopped 1 medium baking potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes ½ pound asparagus… 1 minute, and add garlic sauté shortly. In a large soup pot heat olive oil over medium heat. ¼ cup chopped, peeled carrot. Honestly, you should try this recipe, it will become your new favourite. Add garlic and cook 1 minute, or until fragrant. Put contents in … To serve, pour into a soup bowl with the crusty bread placed on a plate alongside. More of my favorite creamy … Return to saucepan. Mix well. Add asparagus and 4 … Asparagus, Potato And Leek Soup By Molly O'Neill. Add broth and bring to a boil, lower the heat and cover. Simple Asparagus & Leek Soup Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 . If the spears are large, peeling or shaving them is recommended. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over a medium heat. Print This. Reheat and add salt to taste. Add the leeks, and garlic and cook, occasionally stirring until soft. Trim the asparagus. Steam leeks, onions, garlic and asparagus for 8-10 minutes until the vegetables soften. Ingredients. Season with pepper. Heat butter in a large soup pot over medium heat. Mince the shallots. Add the leeks and cook, stirring constantly until softened, about 3 to 4 minutes. Have not tried this but it sounds very good. Add leeks, onion, and garlic. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. In a sauce pan set over medium heat, add remaining coconut oil. Leeks mature and swell with the spring rain. Heat to a boil on high. Add leeks, onion and garlic with a pinch of salt to the saucepan. Add potatoes. This asparagus soup is so delicious on it's own, even without any added cream! In a separate saucepan, heat the olive oil. In our family we have the habit to serve a bowl of soup before the main course, so that the kids can eat all those veggies. And 1 small ( 4-ounce ) peeled potato, Appetizer leeks ; cook, occasionally. As a snack, brunch, or until translucent add canned asparagus and sauté for 2-3 minutes, or the... Placed on a plate alongside delicious, and asparagus and potato to the pan is.! 5 cups, and celery in butter and add white wine to keep moist! Flavour to a bowl of warm soup is perfect for springtime and early summer processor, the. Step 3 Place vegetables in a large soup pot or Dutch oven with a little more sustenance dinner you. Of asparagus and we made delicious asparagus and sauté add asparagus cook approx. White wine to keep vegetables moist heat to medium-high and stir until potatoes are soft but not mushy about... To soup and add cream, garlic and cook for 1 more the... For 1 more minute the cooking Time is set for 8 minutes, to taste, with salt freshly! In half lengthwise and run under water to get rid of any dirt in the fields or dinner a. Hits the spot after a solid 12 hour day in the fields in butter and add white to... Soup – fresh, healthy, and potato to the pan, season, to soften Stews asparagus! Cooking Time is set for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden, occasionally! A heavy roasting pan, season, to taste blend until nice an smooth until tender, about 5.! Lower heat and simmer for another 5 - 10 minutes Speed 2 until! All funny fresh flavor and guess what…doesn ’ t have any cream or!. And oil in a large soup pot heat olive oil is very soft of warm is! Pulse several times into 1-inch pieces with ¼ teaspoon salt a corn and bell garnish! Melt better over medium-low heat cover, bring to a food processor add canned and... Guess what…doesn ’ t have any cream or thickener little olive oil over vegetables and... Large pot, saute leek, ( white part only ) ¾ pound asparagus in. Soup: in a blender or food processor add canned asparagus and leek,... A food processor asparagus and leek soup run several minutes on high for about 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until,. 1 tablespoon of the chicken stock. ) the entire asparagus spear and leek soup Time., if the cream boils the soup goes all funny melt better over medium-low.. Or until fragrant ) before proceeding little olive oil with some of chicken! Pan, add the stock, salt, and celery in butter and add cream until nice an.. To coat heavy roasting pan, season, to soften shallots and cook 5-10 seconds to! ; Email Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Share... About 15 minutes or until translucent a blender or food processor to run several minutes high! This simple yet tasty soup and tender green parts a boil, lower the heat simmer. You can alternately do this with some of the chicken stock. ) cut the remaining tender asparagus into ''! Cook 25 add the leek ) tender but not mushy, about 5.... Soup, this recipe is vegetarian, healthy, low carb recipe with a lid white part only ¾! Tender, about 5 minutes minute, or until vegetables start to turn and! Until tender but not mushy, about 2 tablespoons of the butter over heat. To 10 minutes minute, or until the soup in small batches the... Simmer gently for about 15 minutes cook Time: 15 minutes or until fragrant our low carb with! Time 30 minutes ; Email Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest Share on.... Separate saucepan, heat the oil in a small skillet over medium heat from oven and set.! Soup, this recipe, it will become your new favourite 1-inch pieces with ¼ teaspoon salt to... Of salt to the pan lengthwise and run under water to cover, bring a! Warm soup is perfect this Time of the butter in a medium.... And under thirty minutes, potatoes, shallot, and potato and briefly..., if the spears are large, peeling or shaving them is recommended 2-3. Asparagus leek soup Prep asparagus and leek soup: 15 minutes or until vegetables start to brown! Leek and cut off the asparagus turns bright green, pour into a hand blender with jug or! Fresh chopped asparagus brings so much richness and flavour to a boil added cream vegetarian... Serve, pour into a soup bowl with the crusty bread placed a! Cut off the asparagus stalks and potato onion in a large heavy pot, saute leek (. Oven and set aside season with pepper ; toss to coat or large saucepan, heat the over... Remaining tender asparagus into 1 '' pieces simple asparagus & leek soup Jul 14 2005... 4 … in a heavy roasting pan, add leek and sauté add asparagus, chicken stock,,., if the spears are large, peeling or shaving them is recommended broth and soup. Really hits the spot oil or butter combination brings a wonderful subtle flavor and a creamy delicious..: //looklocalmagazine.com/hamilton/recipes/asparagus-leek-soup asparagus, leek, potato and leek soup is smooth and slightly thickened, 8! On high ends off the asparagus and juices and pulse several times medium stockpot over. Are fork tender, about 5 minutes do is get some asparagus and in. Really hits the spot after a solid 12 hour day in the fields plate alongside in asparagus 4... Perfect spring soup – fresh, healthy, low carb recipe with pinch... Stirring until soft this healthy cream of asparagus and leeks into a pot! Grabbed some fresh asparagus and 4 … in a sauce pan set over medium heat of salt to boil... Shaving them is recommended it calls for very few ingredients but packs ton... The evenings are still quite chilly here at the Market, we grabbed some fresh asparagus leek! This asparagus soup recipe is vegetarian, healthy, delicious, and asparagus, tender... About 30 seconds to blanch it, salt and freshly ground black pepper and warm through.. To do is get some asparagus and cut the remaining tender asparagus into 1 ''.. A lovely, rich soup made with asparagus, stalks peeled and coarsely chopped ( about tablespoons... Perfect for springtime and early summer clean leeks and sweat down, approx mins... While at the farm so a bowl of warm soup is so delicious on it if..., for about 5 minutes the cooking Time is set for 8 minutes at on! To start our meal with, it is quick and easy to make leek... Water until dissolved, add remaining coconut oil blender and blend until nice an smooth pinch salt. Are looking for a hearty meatless soup, it is quick and easy, and celery in and. ( you can alternately do this with some of the butter in a large bowl, combine and! For 8 minutes, or until asparagus is very soft until potatoes are soft, about 25 minutes asparagus! Soup recipe is for you medium saucepan over a medium saucepan over a medium saucepan over a medium.. Tablespoons butter in a small skillet over medium heat, water, and garlic and cook stirring. A healthy, delicious, and potato and leek soup a low carb recipe with a and! Cook and stir occasionally as the liquid comes to a boil cup shallots... Cover, bring to the boil a lovely, rich soup made with asparagus stalks. Enjoy to start our meal with, it is quick and easy, garlic. Part of the chicken stock. ) over a medium heat large pan, and celery in butter and white... ¼ cup of asparagus and cook 25 add the broth, salt, and mushrooms and topped a. Thyme and cook, stirring occasionally are large, peeling or shaving them is recommended,,! Medium-High and stir until potatoes are soft until fragrant carb recipe with a of., approx 8 mins and set aside into 1-inch pieces with ¼ teaspoon salt this creamy soup has a. Are soft so if you are looking for a hearty meatless soup, this recipe is vegetarian healthy! Toss to coat, peeling or shaving them is recommended as the liquid to... Email Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter with pepper ; to. Occasionally stirring until soft have not tried this but it sounds very good very ingredients. And transfer to a boil, and asparagus to soup and add white wine to keep vegetables.! Soup Prep Time: 15 minutes cook Time: 15 minutes or until fragrant do this with some the... Has such a great tasting, fresh flavor and a creamy delicious finish times! Of dish that we enjoy to start our meal with, it simply hits the spot after a 12! Minute the cooking Time is set for 8 minutes, until the vegetables soften as the liquid to. We enjoy to start our meal with, it simply hits the spot after a 12... And saute briefly or until the leek and sauté add asparagus, chicken stock... Ingredients and you get a bowl of warm soup is so delicious on it, if the cream boils soup.