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The Best Instant Pot Asparagus Soup Recipe

Have you ever made Instant Pot Asparagus soup? Asparagus is a vegetable loaded with nutrients and today I am sharing the best Cream of Asparagus Soup recipe for your pressure cooker.

This is an easy asparagus soup recipe to follow and is great for a cold winter’s day. If your looking for a healthy asparagus soup recipe for your Instant Pot look no further! This is a real tasty soup and one I’m sure you will enjoy.

So what are you waiting for, get out your trusty Instant Pot and enjoy the delicious taste of Asparagus Soup Instant Pot Style! 

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The Health Benefits of Asparagus Soup

Have you ever wondered what are the health benefits of Asparagus soup or asked yourself how do I make asparagus soup from scratch. 

Well Asparagus is a fantastic source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K. The Asparagus vegetable also contains chromium and potassium which is great for blood sugar levels.

There are plenty of antioxidants in Asparagus which is good for keeping your skin healthy and eliminating free-radicals from the body. 

Asparagus Soup is also a bariatric friendly recipe and perfect for someone interested in bariatric cream soup recipes. It’s also a great pureed soup recipe for the elderly and tastes so good. 

Can I Freeze Cream Of Asparagus Soup? 

The answer to this question is yes, yes and yes! If you want to know how to freeze Asparagus Soup, it’s super easy!  

You will need to allow your soup to cool down before placing it into freezer bags or an airtight container. 

Don’t forget to label your soup for future reference. This is a fantastic recipe if you’re wanting to make a large batch of soup or if you’re interested in making enough soup to last a few meals. 

To prevent cream-based soups from curdling you will need to stir well when reheating your frozen soup.

How Long Can You Keep Asparagus Soup In The Fridge?

If you’re not interested in freezing your soup then you can store it in the fridge for up to five days. You can serve this easy soup recipe hot or chilled. It really is very versatile and can make a delicious chilled soup. 

What Herbs Go With Asparagus Soup? 

We will add salt, pepper and garlic to our asparagus soup Instant Pot recipe as well as a bay leave. Bay leaves are fragrant leafs from the laurel tree and are great herbs to use with this type of soup as it helps to bring out the flavour and make it a little stronger.

What To Serve With Asparagus Soup?

I really like to eat creamy soup with a fresh bread roll or croutons. You might like to add a french stick or if you’re looking to add some protein, Asparagus soup can go really well with a poached egg or grilled salmon. The options are endless. 

Instant Pot Burn Notice! What To Do!

Ingredients For The Best Cream Of Asparagus Soup

  • 2 Tablespoons oil of choice
  • 1 lb asparagus, woody ends removed, chopped into 3″ pieces
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 cups vegetable broth (can use chicken broth, if preferred)
  • 2 starchy potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf, optional
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

How To Make Cream Of Asparagus Soup

Peel and chop your vegetables. Set your Instant Pot to Saute and add your oil.

instant pot asparagus soup recipe

When the oil is hot, add your vegetables and saute for about 2 minutes.

instant pot asparagus soup recipe

Turn off the saute setting and add the remaining ingredients.

instant pot asparagus soup recipe

Stir to get any pieces of garlic, onion or asparagus that may be stuck on the bottom, and then secure the lid.

Set the Instant Pot to the Soup/Stew setting for 15 minutes.

I prefer to use the natural release, but you can quick release if you are under a time crunch.

Remove the bay leaf.

Carefully transfer the soup mixture to a good quality blender to puree.

instant pot asparagus soup recipe

Taste and add salt and pepper to your Instant Pot asparagus soup. 

Asparagus Soup

Low Carb Asparagus Soup

While there are two potatoes in this recipe and those are usually not seen often in low-carb diets, the approximately 2 cups of potatoes adds only 51g of carbs to the entire recipe (which is over 6 cups of soup).

instant pot asparagus soup recipe

Why Add Potatoes To Soup ?

Adding potatoes to this soup dish allows this recipe to remain vegan yet become creamy. One cup of soup comes out to 15g of carbs, which is in line with most low-carb diets.

Turn This Into A Weight Watchers Asparagus Soup Recipe

This is a great soup if you’re following the Weight Watchers 2020 plan. In fact, this asparagus soup Instant Pot recipe is zero points on the purple plan and only one point on the Weight Watchers Blue plan. 


 

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Instant Pot Asparagus Soup

asparagus soup recipe

This is an​ easy soup recipe to follow and is great for a cold winter’s day.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons oil of choice
  • 1 lb asparagus, woody ends removed, chopped into 3″ pieces
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 cups vegetable broth (can use chicken broth, if preferred)
  • 2 starchy potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf, optional
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop your vegetables. Set your Instant Pot to saute and add your oil.
  2. When the oil is hot, add your vegetables and saute, about 2 minutes.
  3. Turn off the saute setting and add the remaining ingredients.
  4. Stir to get any pieces of garlic, onion or asparagus that may be stuck on the bottom, and then secure the lid.
  5. Set the Instant Pot to the Soup/Stew setting for 15 minutes.
  6. I prefer to use the natural release, but you can quick release if you are under a time crunch.
  7. Remove the bay leaf.
  8. Carefully transfer the soup mixture to a good quality blender to puree.
  9. Taste and add salt and pepper to your preference.

Notes

While there are two potatoes in this recipe and those are usually not seen often in low-carb diets, the approximately 2 cups of potatoes adds only 51g of carbs to the entire recipe (which is over 6 cups of soup).

They allow this recipe to be vegan yet creamy. One cup of soup comes out to 15g of carbs, which is in line with most low-carb diets.

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instant pot asparagus soup recipe