cauliflower soup

A delicious, dairy free puree of cauliflower.

Cauliflower Soup

This cauliflower soup looks like a potage you’d find in a 4 star restaurant yet takes less than 15 minutes to prep (+ 30 minutes cooking). A little sweet and oh so smooth, this cauliflower soup recipe contains few ingredients, is low fat and makes a beautiful starter for those special dinners with guests.
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Cauliflower soup

cream of cauliflower
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
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Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower (chopped into small pieces)
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • cilantro or parsley (chopped (optional))
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a large pot over high heat, melt the butter and add the oil, garlic, red pepper flakes and onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the onions are soft. Lower the heat to medium and add the cauliflower. cook for about 5 minutes until the cauliflower is softer then add the vegetable broth. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and either use a hand blender or a regular one. Blend until pureed and without any lumps; you want a velvety texture.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with cilantro or fresh parsley and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 156
  • Saturated Fat: 4
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