Sunday, May 1, 2011

Asparagus potato soup


1 to 2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup onion
1 tbsp garlic
1/2 tsp ginger grated
1 bunch or 2 cups asparagus cut into 2"
1/2 cup potatoes cubed
1 maggie soup cube *
3 cups water
1/4 cup cream

*if not using soup cube add any type of stock water i.e. vegetable or chicken flavoured OR add salt, pepper and a pinch of cumin to taste.

Heat oil saute onions, garlic, asparagus, ginger then add potatoes. Add the soup cube with water and simmer in low medium heat covered till the asparagus and potatoes are cooked.
Remove from heat and cool, then puree in a blender. Return the soup back to cooker and bring to a boil and add the cream.
Serve hot, it is optional to garnish each serving dish with cream.

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72 comments:

  1. wow, what a lovely presentation..those little bowl holders are just so awesome! Great looking soup and fantastic recipe!

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  2. Whats not to like gorgeous texture and flavors... this is elegant to serve to guests as well~

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  3. A gorgeous presentation indeed - and great hearty soup.

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  4. This soup sounds so good! The ginger must give a great flavor!

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  5. Gorgeously silky and delicious soup!

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  6. How lovely. That looks like the perfect summer soup.

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  7. Oooooo I love this! So summery- can't wait to try it!

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  8. This looks lovely. Just last night I made potato and bell pepper soup. And love the soup bowl holders too :)

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  9. Potato and asparagus nice combo.Lovely delicious soup.First time here,you have lovely mouth watering recipes in your space.
    cheers
    rani

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  10. Wow! soup looks healthy and delicious..Nice presentation..

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  11. completely new to me....sounds very delicious..
    Tasty Appetite

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  12. I've been toying with the idea of making an asparagus soup for the last week or so...your version sounds delicious, love the addition of potatoes :D

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  13. Hi There, The soup is looking absolutely delightful. The recipe is so nicely made and presented. Saving this recipe of urs and wud love to give ur version a try on the coming weekend. Have a great day….Sonia !!!

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  14. Just wanted to drop you a note and tell you I included you in my Top 10 Soup Recipes list this morning- here's the link. :)
    http://thefrugalflambe.wordpress.com/2011/05/02/top-10-soups/

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  15. A wonderful spring soup, love the addition of ginger.

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  16. this is new for me. i haven't used both those veggies to make a soup though the picture looks very tempting!

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  17. waoo..yummy..thnxxx for sharing with us

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  18. One of my favorite soups...looks wonderful :)

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  19. Your soup is absolutely gorgeous. I love asparagus and the freshness of the spring that it portrays. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  20. This soup sounds and looks delicious, creamy and so tasty, I like the idea of ginger...beautiful picture. Have a wonderful week ahead :-)

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  21. Love the asparagus and potato combo ever and this is looks sooooooooo yumm :)

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  22. wow that was fast :), I rarely make soup as my hubby isnt a big fan of soups :). looks delicious

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  23. oooh that is beautiful! I've never had asparagus soup with potatoes... that is such a great idea!!!

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  24. Mmm, I love that you have ginger and cream in this sinfully delicious sounding soup :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

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  25. hi there :) this is a very interesting way of having the asparagus. would try it :)

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  26. Thank you so much for your kind comments. The soup looks perfect for the weather in Sydney right now. Look forward to trying it out soon :))

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  27. yumm!! never had asparagus soup before but im sure it's super tasty :)

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  28. the soup looks so delicious ! love the bowls :)

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  29. This soup sounds so tasty! I love your presentation!

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  30. Che delizia..mi piacciono tanto gli asparagi in minestra,complimenti!!!;-)
    Un abbraccio

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  31. looks healthy and delicious soup ......

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  32. what a lovely and hearty soup! great entry to the Fast Food event Dear :)

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  33. Soo creamy and delicious soup..

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  34. Yum - A delicious soup. Simple and tasty!

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  35. looks super yum, thumbs up to the soup and thanks for linking it to my event !

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  36. What a lovely creamy soup...with the dreary weather continuing, I think whipping up a batch might soothe my soul :)

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  37. and hey congrats on being featured in the Top 10 soups of the Frugal Flambe

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  38. what a creamy and delicious soup, with asparagus in it will definitely lend a nice flavour, loved it

    hosting event: summer coolers

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  39. Looks great! I made a similar soup with lima beans last night :D

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  40. I love asparagus soup, but hadn't thought of adding the potatoes. What a great way to make it just that much better!!!

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  41. What a mouthwatering soup! Asparagus are so tasty and so healthy too: a real bowl of goodness!

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  42. Delicious and comforting soup..

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  43. Looks delicious! Perfect for this time of the year with lots of asparagus in the grocery stores.

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  44. So lovely. I love asparagus soup. This looks wonderful.

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  45. Love the simple wholesomeness of tis!

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  46. Soup looks so comforting and filling,nice presentation!

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  47. This looks like a bowl I could crawl into!

    Love the recipe. Gorgeous color, too!

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  48. Hi!!! I've shared a few awards with u, please accept it. :-) http://mysonpari.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-could-i-and-line-of-few-more-awards.html

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  49. Hi!!! I've shared a few awards with u, please accept it. :-) http://mysonpari.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-could-i-and-line-of-few-more-awards.html

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  50. Crisp and beautiful clicks.Soup looks so delicious

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  51. Hi Torview! Thank you for visiting my site and here I am! I'm happy to find your site and I'm your new follower. And this asparagus potato soup... I MUST try! I never tried it but I know I will enjoy this soup a lot. ;-)

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  52. What a yummy-looking soup! I too have never tried asparagus soup, but your recipe has inspired me to give this a go.

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  53. lovely combination for a yummy soup

    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  54. MMMM MMMM MMMM. Asparagus and Potato together sound soooo good!! :)

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  55. That's a lovely healthy soup! Love it!

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  56. Lovely Soup! I will give it a try as I have asparagus at home :)

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  57. Happy Mothers day to you :)

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  58. The soup looks wonderful and I love the bowls and the cute holders too. Thanks for sharing it with Souper Sundays. ;-)

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  59. Delicious soup ~ love the way you presented :)
    US Masala

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  60. Awesome shots and the soup looks delicious- Your pics are very aesthetic!

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  61. I love soups, but I never had asparagus. Looks very yummy!

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  62. Thank you so much for entering this soup into Simple and in Season all the way from Toronto. A round up will be up later on today. Ren x

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  63. Asaragus soup needs to be well-flavoured to be good. The addition of ginger is really interesting. Nice bowls.

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