A bowl of green soup with asparagus and eggs.

WE COOK! Creamy Asparagus Soup – Anthony Salemme

By Anthony Salemme, contributing chef

Serves 4 – 6

This soup is a complete meal with the chopped hard-boiled egg as a garnish – it’s packed with protein and a healthy portion of green vegetables

2 pounds asparagus, rinsed, cut into 1” pieces (reserve a few tips for garnish)

6 ounces spinach, rinsed

1 large onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ cup butter

4 cups chicken broth

1 cup heavy cream

salt to taste

1 teaspoon lemon zest


6 hard boiled eggs, peeled chopped (1 for each serving)

Toasted baguette

Melt butter in saucepan, add onion and garlic, sauté until soft 3-5 minutes.

Add asparagus and spinach to pot and cook 5 minutes longer.

Add chicken broth, bring to a boil, then simmer 15-20 minutes until tender.

Add cream.

Puree with an immersion blender.

Add lemon zest and salt to taste.

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Great selection for St. Patrick’s Day!