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Mom’s Creamy Asparagus Soup

My Mom's Creamy Asparagus Soup is so delicious and is just bursting with fresh flavor! Comfort food at it's best!
Course Entree, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 447kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 6 slices lean bacon
  • 6 tbsp butter Knorr Leek Soup mix
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup water
  • 1.8 oz Knorr Leek Soup mix 1 package
  • 2 bunches asparagus about 40 spears, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/8 tsp marjoram
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Snap off bottoms of asparagus spears. Cut tops into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.
  • Cut bacon into bite-sized pieces and saute in a large saucepan until fat has been rendered and bacon is golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add butter and onion to pan and saute until onions are transparent. Add garlic and continue cooking for 2-3 more minutes.
  • Stir in flour until well combined.
  • Stir in half and half, water, and soup mix.
  • Add asparagus to the pan.
  • Cook on low for 30 minutes or until asparagus is slightly tender.
  • Stir in wine, marjoram and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Makes 4 servings

Nutrition

Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 1266mg | Potassium: 755mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2662IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 213mg | Iron: 5mg