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cauliflower-cheese soup

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Fun Cauliflower fact: Cauliflower can grow from 8 to 30 inches both in height and width.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cauliflower-cheese soup

  • 1 lg
    head of cauliflowr
  • 6+ slice
  • reserved bacon drippings
  • 1 md
    onion, finely diced
  • 2-4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 bag
    (8 oz.) cheddar cheese
  • 3 c
    whole milk or half & half
  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour mixed with 1/2 cup of whole milk until smooth
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make cauliflower-cheese soup

  • 1
    Cut the Cauliflower into bite sized flowerets. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cook and Crumble bacon, set aside, reserving pan drippings.
  • 3
    Heat 2 Tbsp. of bacon drippings in bottom of a medium Dutch oven. Cook garlic and onion over medium heat until softened. Add cauliflower and pour chicken broth into pot. Cook 10-15 minutes or until just softened.
  • 4
    Lower heat to medium low. Add milk, cheese, and flour slurry. Cook over medium low heat until cheese is fully melted and incorporated into soup and soup is thick and creamy. (about 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Add in crumbled bacon, salt & pepper to taste.
  • 6
    Serve with oyster crackers or crusty bread.