Asparagus Mushroom Soup with Garlic Croutons and Bacon

Asparagus Mushroom Soup with Garlic Croutons and Bacon

Enjoy our recipe Asparagus Mushroom Soup with Garlic Croutons and Bacon by feastr. Ideal to lose weight. Balanced and very tasty.

Nutritional information:

Calories2056 kJ (491 kcal)
Protein25 g
Fat23 g
Carbohydrates39 g
Fiber10 g


non-stick frying pan, pot, bowl, chef's knife, cooking spoon, Spoon, cutting board, peeler, spatula

Recipe instructions:


Trim approx. ¾ in off the base of each asparagus spear and then peel it from its head down to remove its woody exterior. Cut into approx. ¾ in long pieces.

  • 4.4 oz Asparagus, white (w/o ends)
    4.4 oz Asparagus, white (w/o ends)

Bring a large pot with water, salt and lemon juice to a boil. Cook the asparagus for approx. 12 minutes until soft and tender. Drain the asparagus water and save it in a mug.

  • Salt
  • ½ Lemon (~ 1 oz)
    ½ Lemon (~ 1 oz)

Heat the butter in a pot, add the flour and cook, stirring constantly until it turns light yellow.

  • 1 Tbsp Butter
    1 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Flour, all-purpose
    2 Tbsp Flour, all-purpose

Add the asparagus water, vegetable broth, thyme, and nutmeg. Let simmer for approx. 10 minutes.

  • 1 cup Water
    1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Vegetable broth
    1 cup Vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp Thyme leaves, dried
    1 tsp Thyme leaves, dried
  • 1 pinch of Nutmeg, ground
    1 pinch of Nutmeg, ground

Cut the mushrooms into quarters, finely chop the garlic and dice the bread.

  • 4.4 oz Mushrooms
    4.4 oz Mushrooms
  • 1 Garlic clove (~ 0.1 oz)
    1 Garlic clove (~ 0.1 oz)
  • 1.8 oz Whole wheat bread
    1.8 oz Whole wheat bread

Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and bread cubes and fry for approx. 5 minutes until the bread turns golden brown. Take the bread out of the pan. Add the mushrooms into the pan and fry until golden brown.

  • 1 tsp Olive oil
    1 tsp Olive oil

Finely chop the chives. Stir the double cream and asparagus into the soup. Serve and top with the mushrooms, croutons, ham, and chives.

  • ¼ bunch of Chives, fresh or frozen (~ 2 Tbsp)
    ¼ bunch of Chives, fresh or frozen (~ 2 Tbsp)
  • 2 Tbsp Sour cream, light
    2 Tbsp Sour cream, light
  • 1.8 oz Ham
    1.8 oz Ham

Enjoy your meal!