Thursday, April 22, 2010

Asparagus Leek Soup

I had promised, on my farm blog,
to post a recipe for the soup that I
It is spring, and that means asparagus time!
What to do with all that asparagus??

How about Asparagus Leek Soup?

Here is what I did.....


2 leeks, sliced
1 carrot, peeled and sliced
5 large spring onions, sliced
20 large stalks of asparagus, cut into 1 inch segments
2 X 32 oz. organic chicken broth
2 tbsp. Herbs de Provence (secret ingredient in most of my chicken soups....always delicious!)

Simmer until vegetables are soft.

Another idea is to place cooked soup into blender to puree and then add some half and half.
Adding a couple of potatoes would be delicious, also.
Another idea would be to cook down a whole chicken first and add the meat to the soup.

This is a spice combination that I recommend adding to your spice cabinet.  It adds just the best flavor to soups.

You can find it at

However, you can sometimes find it at Marshalls or TJMaxx.

Bon Appetit!


Katmom said...

Oh YUM!!! we'll be right over for dinner! lol!
You lucky have Lilacs already! I am soooo jealous! my lilacs are just barely opening up their leaves...and I live in a community famous for their Lilacs! lol!

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Soup sounds wonderful and so glad you had a safe trip back home.

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