Cream of Asparagus & Celery Soup
Cream of Asparagus & Celery Soup is so quick, easy & delicious!
Light Lunch, Starter
asparagus, celery, cream, soup, vegetarian
preferably organic, finely sliced
good quality vegetable stock
60 ml double cream
Freshly ground salt & pepper
extra double cream
grinding of chilli & garlic flakes
Melt the butter and oil in large pan over a low – medium heat.
Add the onion and celery and sweat under a lid (without browning) stirring occasionally for 8 minutes (or until softened).
Stir in the asparagus and continue cooking for another 2 minutes.
Add the stock and seasoning, bring to the boil and then lower to a simmer for 7- 8 minutes (or until the asparagus is tender).
Add the double cream and blend the soup.
Return to the hob and gently heat through.
Serve with a swirl of double cream and a grinding of chilli and garlic flakes.