Asparagus Soup

PennyBy Penny    

June 8, 2015

Ingredients

25g butter

1tblspn veg oil

350g asparagus bits plus a few tips

3 finely sliced shallots

2 good handfuls spinach

700ml veg stock

Directions

1Put the butter and oil in a pan and heat

2When foaming add the asparagus tips and cook for 2 mins until softened

3Remove and leave to one side

4Add the shallots , asparagus and garlic and cook for about 10 minutes until softened

5Add in the spinach , stir well

6Add the stock and bring to the boil

7Blitz with a hand blender

8Season to taste

9Serve with the reserved tips scattered on top

10For a smoother soup add a little more water or pass it through a sieve

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