Cream of Cauliflower Soup Recipe

2013-04-26
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
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  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    405
  • Calories from Fat

    219
  • Total Fat

    24.3g
  • Saturated Fat

    14.9g
  • Cholesterol

    72mg
  • Sodium

    1041mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    25.3g
  • Dietary Fiber

    2.8g
  • Sugars

    10.8g
  • Protein

    21.9g
  • Vitamin A

    21%
  • Vitamin C

    65%
  • Calcium

    52%
  • Iron

    10%
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Here is a hot and creamy cauliflower soup recipe, easy to make and absolutely delicious!

Cauliflower cheese soup may look difficult but it is one of the easiest soups you can make.

Just use vegetable broth instead of chicken for a wonderful vegetarian soup.

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped fresh cauliflower
  • 1 - 10 ounce can condensed chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • buttered croutons
  • chopped parsley

Buttered Croutons:

  • 1 1/2 cups bread cubes
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

Method

Step 1

Melt butter in large saucepan. Sauté onion until tender. Stir in cauliflower and condensed chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until the cauliflower is tender.

Step 2

Smoothly combine flour and milk. Add the mixture to the saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens.

Step 3

Remove from heat. Add cheese and stir until melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into soup bowls. Sprinkle with buttered croutons and parsley.

Step 4

Method for Buttered Croutons:

Step 5

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Step 6

Toss bread cubes in melted butter. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.

Did You Know?…

Vegetarian soup recipes can become a wonderful staple in any household, even for die hard meat eaters.

This soup is sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

Have someone in the household who doesn’t like vegetables?

Whiz the soup with a hand blender or put it in the blender, and voila, you have a thick and creamy delicious soup that little ones and other vegetable phobes will love.

Cauliflower is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat.

It is actually on our list of 10 healthiest foods. Find out why here.

Cauliflower soup is a recipe that uses one of our top 10 healthiest foods. Learn more about cauliflower and broccoli nutrition facts here.

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  1. posted by Karen Ciancio on April 27, 2013

    love to cook!

    by nmercier
    (canada)

    Loved it and so did my family – i didn’t have enough cauliflower so i added broccoli very yummy!

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    Tried it and it was GREAT!

    Better then i expected and for bonus was not hard to make.

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    Excellent soup

    by pattudor

    Excellent soup. My hubby loved it.

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    very good and simple

    by Bev
    (Ontario Canada)

    I would rate it a 5 out of 5

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    Add some curry to cauliflower soup

    by Soudeh
    (Canada)

    I add some curry when I am frying the onions. I also add sour cream to this soup.

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    love it !

    by fa
    (bc)

    Great recipe,simple and delicious!

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