Creamy Asparagus Soup

The sweetness of asparagus spears brightens this soup to make for a palate-pleasing and aesthetically pleasing soup with a shade of green that is indicative of its high concentration of vitamin K. Combined with the protein from the yogurt, this soupʼs ingredients provide top-notch nutrition.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 lbs. asparagus
  • 2 cups vegetable stock, divided
  • 1 tsp. all-natural sea salt
  • 1 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup Greek-style low-fat yogurt

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, combine the olive oil and onions, and sauté until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Trim the asparagus spears and add to the pot with 3 tablespoons stock. Season with salt and pepper, and sauté for 5 minutes or until fork tender. Add the remaining stock, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low. Stir in coconut milk and simmer for about 15–20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 10–15 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender, emulsify ingredients until smooth. Add the yogurt, and mix until completely blended.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 lbs. asparagus
  • 2 cups vegetable stock, divided
  • 1 tsp. all-natural sea salt
  • 1 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup Greek-style low-fat yogurt

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, combine the olive oil and onions, and sauté until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Trim the asparagus spears and add to the pot with 3 tablespoons stock. Season with salt and pepper, and sauté for 5 minutes or until fork tender. Add the remaining stock, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low. Stir in coconut milk and simmer for about 15–20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 10–15 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender, emulsify ingredients until smooth. Add the yogurt, and mix until completely blended.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories20
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium870mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars8g
Protein10g