Roasted Asparagus Soup with Cashew Cream

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share

By Ivy Manning

Published 2017

  • About

This is my antidote to the end of winter, when I’m longing for the budding green flavors of spring. To infuse the soup with lots of asparagus flavor, I simmer the woody stems in broth before puréeing the broth with roasted asparagus spears and sautéed aromatic vegetables. This soup is creamy, but there’s no cream in it. Instead, it contains cashew cream, made with roasted cashews blended with hot water. Cashew cream has the same viscosity as cream and lends the soup a nutty richness without