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Asparagus Detox Soup

  • Author: Mia Russo Stern
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Category: Soup


Asparagus Detox Soup



2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion chopped
1 large bunch of asparagus spears chopped (cut off the tough ends)
4 cups of low salt vegetable or chicken stock
1 cup water
1/2 cup of fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup of fresh dill
1/2 cup fresh flat leaf parsley
1 head of sweet bib or boston lettuce
juice from 1/2 lemon and the zest from 1 lemon


  1. In a large sauce-pot on medium heat warm olive oil. Sauté the onion for about 10 minutes until translucent and soft. Add a tiny pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Add asparagus and let that sauté for about 7 minutes on medium/low.
  3. Add veggie or chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  4. Once boiling, reduce heat to simmer and add the washed head of torn lettuce leaves.
  5. Let cook with cover on for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Add fresh mint dill and parsley, taste for salt and pepper.
  7. Blend soup in blender until smooth for easy simple digestion.
  8. Add a nice squeeze of fresh lemon juice and the zest from one whole lemon.

Keywords: Soup, detox, health, recipe, weight loss, vegan