Asparagus Soup with Potatoes and Bacon

5 from 5 votes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people
Calories 54 kcal


  • 4 small Potatoes
  • 1 L Asparagus water
  • 125 g Diced bacon
  • 3 tsp White wine
  • 40 g Butter
  • 40 g Flour
  • 1 tsp Chopped herbs
  • 1 splash Lemon
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 shot Milk
  • 1 tsp Creme fraiche Cheese
  • Salt
  • Lemon pepper
  • Granulated broth
  • Sugar


  • Boil the peeled remains of about 1 kg asparagus in about 1 liter of salted water about 40
  • Peel the potatoes and cut into small cubes, wash and prepare
  • Melt some butter in the pan and fry the potato cubes with the bacon cubes in them until they are nice and crispy, take them out of the pan and place them ready
  • Pour off the asparagus water and have it ready
  • Make a roux in a saucepan with butter and flour, deglaze with wine, lemon and asparagus stock, season with pepper, salt, sugar, herbs and a little granular broth and remove the saucepan from the heat
  • Mix the egg yolks with a dash of milk and creme fraiche and stir into the hot, no longer boiling soup
  • Add potatoes and bacon and serve


Serving: 100gCalories: 54kcalCarbohydrates: 2.4gProtein: 2.5gFat: 3.7g
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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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