March 10, 2023

Asparagus Soup


Enjoy the rich benefits of asparagus. High in fibre, folate and vitamins A, C and K. This warming soup is filled with nutritional goodness and an ideal meal for weight loss.

Prep Time:  10 mins
Cook Time:  15 mins
Servings: 4


2 tbsp coconut oil

3 medium onions, chopped

1.5kg asparagus, trimmed, chopped

2L chicken stock

1 cup baby spinach

Salt and pepper, to season

Coconut yoghurt, to serve 

Fresh asparagus, trimmed, shaved, to serve


  1. Melt coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until softened. 
  2. Add asparagus and stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes or until asparagus is tender.
  3. Stir in baby spinach until wilted. 
  4. In batches, ladle mixture into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Season to taste. 
  5. Serve topped with coconut yoghurt and shaved asparagus. Season with extra black pepper.


For a herby twist, add a handful of fresh basil leaves with the spinach. 

Soup can be up to 2 days ahead of serving. Any leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

By: Michelle Cloete