Asparagus Mushroom Soup with Garlic Croutons

Asparagus Mushroom Soup with Garlic Croutons

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

Nutritional information:

Calories1753 kJ (419 kcal)
Protein12 g
Fat21 g
Carbohydrates39 g
Fiber9 g


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

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

  • 1 Tbsp Margarine
    1 Tbsp Margarine
  • 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.

  • 2.1 oz Mushrooms
    2.1 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 vegan cream and asparagus into the soup. Serve and top with the mushrooms, croutons, and chives.

  • ¼ bunch of Chives, fresh or frozen (~ 2 Tbsp)
    ¼ bunch of Chives, fresh or frozen (~ 2 Tbsp)
  • 2 Tbsp Vegan cream alternative
    2 Tbsp Vegan cream alternative

Enjoy your meal!