Cedar Smoked Asparagus Soup

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Health score
20%
Cedar Smoked Asparagus Soup
45 min.
4
169kcal
31.46%sweetness
100%saltiness
31.38%sourness
7.34%bitterness
29.01%savoriness
71.89%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  •  cedar plank with no varnish) for smoking (cooking grade
  • medium Bunch asparagus trimmed
  • tablespoons olive oil 
  • teaspoon balsamic vinegar 
  •  leek light diced white green washed and finely well
  •  garlic clove minced
  • cups vegetable stock 
  • medium baking potatoes diced peeled
  • teaspoon salt to taste
  • teaspoon juice of lemon to taste

Equipment

  • food processor
  • pot
  • grill
  • aluminum foil
  • immersion blender

Directions

  1. Submerge your cedar plank in water anywhere from 20 minutes to 4 hours, depending on the thickness and your timing.
  2. Preheat the grill over a medium high heat.
  3. Trim asparagus and lay in aluminum foil.
  4. Drizzle over balsamic vinegar and 1 Tablespoon of the olive oil; wrapping the foil to cover.
  5. Place the asparagus package on the cedar plank, reduce the flame and close the lid of the bbq.
  6. Grill for about 10 15 minutes, checking intermittently until tender.
  7. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a large stockpot to sweat the leeks and garlic until soft and translucent but not browned; about 3 5 minutes.
  8. Add the diced potato and cover with the stock.
  9. Bring to a simmer and cook until the potatoes are softened.
  10. Remove the best spear tips from the asparagus and reserve for garnish.
  11. Roughly chop the remaining smoky asparagus, add to the simmering soup.
  12. Continue for another 3 5 minutes to cook through to merge flavours.
  13. Transfer soup to a food processor or using a immersion blender, combine until smooth.
  14. Season to taste with salt.
  15. Stir in lemon juice, if using.
  16. Top each serving with reserved asparagus tips and drizzle over extra virgin olive, basil or leek oil.

Nutrition Facts

Calories169kcal
Protein9.76%
Fat36.63%
Carbs53.61%

Properties

Glycemic Index
68.44
Glycemic Load
11.57
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
15.896956521739%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.06mg
Hesperetin
0.18mg
Naringenin
0.02mg
Apigenin
0.01mg
Luteolin
0.01mg
Isorhamnetin
6.41mg
Kaempferol
2.76mg
Myricetin
0.12mg
Quercetin
15.8mg

Taste

Sweetness:
31.46%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
31.38%
Bitterness:
7.34%
Savoriness:
29.01%
Fattiness:
71.89%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:168.95kcal
8.45%
Fat:7.32g
11.26%
Saturated Fat:1.04g
6.53%
Carbohydrates:24.11g
8.04%
Net Carbohydrates:20.22g
7.35%
Sugar:6.41g
7.12%
Cholesterol:0mg
0%
Sodium:1535.88mg
66.78%
Protein:4.39g
8.78%
Vitamin K:72.91µg
69.44%
Vitamin A:2093.61IU
41.87%
Manganese:0.5mg
25.19%
Folate:94.73µg
23.68%
Iron:3.88mg
21.55%
Vitamin B6:0.41mg
20.45%
Vitamin C:15.63mg
18.94%
Vitamin E:2.7mg
17.98%
Copper:0.33mg
16.32%
Vitamin B1:0.23mg
15.64%
Fiber:3.89g
15.56%
Potassium:538.29mg
15.38%
Vitamin B2:0.19mg
11.26%
Phosphorus:106mg
10.6%
Magnesium:41.07mg
10.27%
Vitamin B3:1.84mg
9.21%
Calcium:63.74mg
6.37%
Zinc:0.84mg
5.57%
Vitamin B5:0.54mg
5.41%
Selenium:3.46µg
4.94%
Source:Foodista