Soupe d’Asperges Vertes Glacée (Cold Asparagus Soup)

This delicious cold soup has smoked salmon for the omega-3 benefit!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 14 oz. green asparagus, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp. diced chives
  • 4 oz. smoked salmon, cut in ½" squares

Directions

  • Cut off the asparagus heads. Fill a saucepan with water, bring to a boil over high heat, and poach the heads for 2 minutes. Take them out with a slotted spoon and reserve.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Cook the rest of the asparagus in it for 2–3 minutes, adding salt, pepper, and the stock, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Put in the blender, add the cream, and process until smooth. Pour in a large bowl, and put in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Serve in individual bowls, sprinkling diced chives and smoked salmon in each.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 14 oz. green asparagus, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp. diced chives
  • 4 oz. smoked salmon, cut in ½" squares

Directions

  • Cut off the asparagus heads. Fill a saucepan with water, bring to a boil over high heat, and poach the heads for 2 minutes. Take them out with a slotted spoon and reserve.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Cook the rest of the asparagus in it for 2–3 minutes, adding salt, pepper, and the stock, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Put in the blender, add the cream, and process until smooth. Pour in a large bowl, and put in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Serve in individual bowls, sprinkling diced chives and smoked salmon in each.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat26g
Saturated Fat16g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium1340mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars5g
Protein11g