Asparagus Soup

Picture of Asparagus Soup recipe from the recipe blog on the Healthy Eats Page of the San Francisco Scenic Fit outdoor fitness training groups website

Serves 1-2


  • 1/2 cup lowfat milk
  • 1 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 shallots
  • 1 can vegetable broth
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 teaspoon fresh tarragon


  1. Chop shallots finely and sauté in a tbsp of butter until translucent.
  2. Place a heaping tbsp of flour onto shallots and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add can of vegetable broth and simmer for additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add asparagus (broken into 1-2 inch pieces) and fresh tarragon. Simmer together until the asparagus is soft.
  5. Transfer to blender or use immersion blender, add 1/2 cup milk and blend to purée.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.