Asparagus Vegetable Soup

by Penny Alba


Vegetables that make healthy and tasty soups
Cucumber. 1/14. This nutritious vegetable is one of the ingredients in the cold soup called gazpacho. .
Butternut squash. 2/14. .
Lenses. 3/14. .
Broccoli. 4/14. .
Potatoes. 5/14. .
Mushrooms. 6/14. .
Fresh spring peas. 7/14. .
Dried split peas. 8/14.

Can asparagus be used in vegetable broth?

Use mild flavored vegetables, such as the tops and skins of carrots, onions, and potatoes; the woody bottoms you remove from the asparagus; the stems that remain when removing the leaves of chard or neutral herbs such as parsley.

Can you put asparagus in the soup?

Add the chopped asparagus to the pot, along with the chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes until the vegetables are very tender. Blend the soup with a hand blender until smooth and creamy.

What can I add to vegetable soup to make it taste better?

Adding extra flavor: herbs and spices to add
Fresh or dried herbs such as basil, thyme, oregano or marjoram.
Dried herb blends such as Italian seasonings or Herbes de Provence.
red pepper will add a touch of spiciness.
Paprika or curry powder.
Add a crust of parmesan and simmer.

How does Jamie Oliver make vegetable soup?

7 cups of chicken or vegetable broth.
1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes (optional)
2 teaspoons of olive oil.
2 carrots, peeled and sliced.
2 stalks of celery , peeled and sliced.
2 medium onions, peeled and coarsely chopped.
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced.
1 can (14-15 ounces) cannellini beans.

What vegetables should not be put in vegetable broth?

Vegetables to avoid

Softer vegetables like potatoes or squash are not good for you because they spoil too easily and create a cloudy broth. If you add fresh tomatoes, remove the seeds as they can give a bitter taste.

When should you not use asparagus?

By the time the tips turn black, you’ll notice they’re completely mushy and probably smell a little bad too. If the asparagus is slimy or sticky, soft and mushy, smells bad, or shows visible signs of mold, it’s time to throw it out.

What part of the asparagus do you not eat?

You can eat the entire spear except for the woody stem at the bottom. Hold the asparagus tip firmly at each end.

Why is my asparagus soup sour?

The most common reason why asparagus is bitter is due to an early harvest which prevents the natural sugars from developing. Read on to find out why asparagus is harvested before it’s sweet and how to overcome bitterness.

Do you rinse the asparagus before cooking?

Tip 4: Wash well

Fine sand can hide on the tips of the asparagus. To get rid of them, fill a bowl with cold water and soak the asparagus in it for a few minutes, then rinse them. This should rid the stems of any nasty grit.


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