Kale and Asparagus Soup Recipe

Warm up this winter with a delicious and healthy bowl of kale and asparagus soup.

This easy-to-make kale soup combines the rich and earthy flavor of kale with the delicate and fresh taste of asparagus, creating a nutritious and satisfying dish that is perfect for lunch or dinner; it’s also great for baby food.

kale and asparagus soup

Whether you’re a fan of hearty soups or simply looking for a new way to incorporate more greens into your diet, this recipe is sure to be absolutely loved by your friends and family.

Gather your chopped green veggies, put on your apron, and let’s get cooking!


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth (you can also use chicken broth)
  • 1 pound of asparagus
  • 1 cup of curly kale leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of creme fraiche (or greek yogurt)
  • A handful of fresh chives for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Kale and Asparagus Soup Recipe

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for about 5 minutes, until the onions are translucent.

Step 2

Trim woody ends from the asparagus and discard the woody ends.

Add the asparagus kale and vegetable broth to the pot and bring to a boil. Avoid boiling for too long to ensure you don’t lose the nutritional value of your asparagus and kale.

Reduce to low heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the asparagus is tender.

Step 3

Pour your ingredients into an immersion blender or regular blender, puree the asparagus and kale soup until it is smooth.

Step 4

Stir in the creme fraiche and season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with a little olive oil and garnish with fresh chives.

Serve your homemade kale and asparagus soup while still hot with a little crusty bread on the side.

Expert Tips

Can you freeze kale and asparagus soup?

Yes, you can freeze kale and asparagus soup. It will keep for up to 2 months.

How to make vegan kale and asparagus soup?

To make vegan kale and asparagus soup, you can simply substitute the creme fraiche with coconut cream or vegan greek yogurt. Make sure you also use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.


Immersion blender or regular blender to blend the kale and asparagus soup

Large pot to boil the greens