Soup of the week: Creamy cauliflower soup

Cauliflower is a variety of cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) with compact, flower-shaped heads that are white to cream in color. It belongs to the species Brassica oleracea in the family Brassicaceae along with broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, collard greens, kale and kohlrabi. 

Cauliflower is an edible vegetable that can be eaten raw or cooked. The edible parts are stalk, core and florets. Cauliflower is high in dietary fiber, vitamins A and C, folate, potassium and calcium. It contains glucosinolates that act as cancer preventing substances. Besides that, cauliflower is also tasty! Well, at least for someone.

So if you enjoyed our cauliflower salad, here we’ve got another treat for you. A soup so velvety, you can definitely use it for Thanksgiving or the holidays, a soup easy to make and a soup that can even be frozen, so you can make tons of it. Simply a soup you MUST try!

Soup of the week - Creamy cauliflower soup

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

  • A bit of olive oil
  • 1 medium (about 4 cups) organic cauliflower
  • 1 organic red onion
  • 2 small organic potatoes
  • 6 cups of water
  • Salt and pepper
  1. In a medium pot, heat the oil and stir in the onions.
  2. Add the potatoes and the cauliflower coarsely chopped and cook them for 2 or 3 minutes.
  3. Put in the water one cup at the time and bring to boil, add some salt and pepper. Let it simmer for another 15 minutes.
  4. Once the vegetable are cooked, blend with a hand blender until you get a smooth texture. If you need to, adjust the seasoning.
  5. You will get a nice soft and smooth soup.

What do our readers say about this recipe?

“I made this soup and it was very easy and great!! It is one of my favorite soups. I would def. make again and again!”

“This recipe turned out wonderful. My family loved it and we all thought we were eating a fancy restaurant dinner. I added zucchini to the mix and the taste was delicious. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe with us!”

“I made this today and it is so, so, sooo goooood!!! It tastes like a cream of broccoli but the cauliflower flavor really comes through & I added some shredded cheddar cheese to top so it would melt ontop & its def my new favorite soup.”

“I made this soup and it was very yummy! I did add too much water and had to add some cornstarch to thicken it. My husband loved it.”

“Made this recipe today, and am so glad that I did. It’s delicious! My wife and kids loved it. My daughter said that this is her favorite soup right now. We will surely make again, thank you for the great recipe.”

“Mmmm, this is yummy! I used half and half instead of heavy cream and it thickened perfectly and made a pretty white soup. I also added shiitake mushrooms, and omitted the onion (husband doesn’t like cooked onion).”

“Perfect, absolutely perfect – made quite an impression on my date tonight with this soup, thank you SO MUCH!!!!!!!”

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