Asparagus Soup with Elderflower Syrup and Goat Cheese Bun Slices

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 152 kcal


  • 500 g Fresh asparagus
  • 40 g Butter
  • 40 g Flour
  • 3 tbsp Whipped cream
  • 3 tbsp Elderflower syrup
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 4 tsp Sour cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 Pc. Slices of bread
  • 3 Stems Fresh thyme
  • 100 g Goat cream cheese
  • 1 Egg yolk


  • For the asparagus soup: bring 2 liters of salted water to the boil in a saucepan, peel the asparagus and cut off the ends, cut the asparagus stalks into 2-3 cm short pieces and cook in the boiling salted water for about 12 minutes.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, sweat the flour in it, add about 1 liter of asparagus water, stir until smooth. Remove the asparagus soup from the heat.
  • Mix the egg yolks with the cream and stir into the no longer boiling soup. Season the soup with elderflower syrup, lemon juice, salt and pepper, then add the asparagus pieces and heat briefly.
  • Cut the white bread into slices. Pluck the thyme leaves from the stalks and finely chop them. Brush the bread rolls with goat cheese and sprinkle with a little thyme. Place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and preheated in a hot oven to 200 degrees, on the middle rack for about 5 minutes .gratinated.
  • Arrange asparagus soup with elderberry on plates, serve with a dollop of creamy sour cream and slices of goat cheese and white bread. Serve sprinkled with a little thyme.


Serving: 100gCalories: 152kcalCarbohydrates: 10.5gProtein: 3.7gFat: 10.6g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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