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Trish Deseines Asparagus Soup With Avocado Salsa1

Trish Deseine’s Asparagus Soup with Avocado Salsa

Trish Deseine’s Asparagus Soup with Avocado Salsa

Luscious and creamy, this or my Creamy Cabbage Soup with Black Pudding Crumbs will make a chic little starter to a springtime dinner. Super practical and easy to prep and then heat just before serving.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil

  • 2 Shallots, finely chopped

  • 450g Green Asparagus, chopped

  • 500ml Vegetable or Chicken Stock

  • 150ml Double Cream

  • For the salsa

  • ½ Avocado

  • 1 Small Tomato

  • 1 Scallion

  • Fresh Mint and/or Basil

  • Squeeze of Lemon Juice

  • Salt and Pepper

  • Course

    CourseSnack Starter

  • Serves

    Serves4

  • Time

    Time25 minutes preparation

  • Difficulty

    DifficultyBeginner

Method

Chop the salsa ingredients finely then mix together with the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a pan. Add the shallot and soften for 3 or 4 minutes.
Add the asparagus and cook fro a further two to three minutes before pouring in the stock. 
Bring to a simmer and let it cook for 6 or 7 minutes until the asparagus is nicely cooked. 
Blitz with a hand blender until smooth then add the cream. 
Season and serve with a spoonful of salsa in each bowl. 
 
Photography by Marta Miklinska. Food Styling by Trish Deseine.

Method

Chop the salsa ingredients finely then mix together with the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a pan. Add the shallot and soften for 3 or 4 minutes.
Add the asparagus and cook fro a further two to three minutes before pouring in the stock. 
Bring to a simmer and let it cook for 6 or 7 minutes until the asparagus is nicely cooked. 
Blitz with a hand blender until smooth then add the cream. 
Season and serve with a spoonful of salsa in each bowl. 
 
Photography by Marta Miklinska. Food Styling by Trish Deseine.

Used in this Recipe

  • Kallo Organic Vegetable Stock Cube 60g

    Kallo Organic Vegetable Stock Cube 60g

    €2.15

  • Kallo Organic Chicken Stock Cube 66g

    Kallo Organic Chicken Stock Cube 66g

    €2.15

  • Kallo Yeast Free Vegetable Stock Cubes 60g

    Kallo Yeast Free Vegetable Stock Cubes 60g

    €2.15

  • Kallo Low Salt Organic Vegetable Stock Cubes 60g

    Kallo Low Salt Organic Vegetable Stock Cubes 60g

    €2.15

  • O’Neill’s Irish Atlantic Sea Salt Flakes Handcrafted Pure and Natural 110g

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    €2.85

  • O’Neill’s Irish Atlantic Sea Salt Flakes Pure and Natural 220g

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  • Oriel Irish Mineral Sea Salt Kiln Dried 250g

    Oriel Irish Mineral Sea Salt Kiln Dried 250g

    €4.75

  • Oriel Irish Mineral Sea Salt Natural 250g

    Oriel Irish Mineral Sea Salt Natural 250g

    €4.60

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