Cream of Cauliflower Soup

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Meghann Baynon
from Cary, NC

My mother started mading this soup after my 3 older sisters moved out. I was quite happy about the lack of competition! This soup is awesome and tasty. Even those who claim to hate Cauliflower will enjoy. My 9 year old takes this to school in her thermos! I have made this with fat free ingredients and it still tastes great.

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serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients

  •   1/2
    Onion, chopped
  •   2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  •   1 c
    Celery, chopped
  •   1
    carrot, shredded
  •   1 small
    cauliflower, florets only
  •   1 Tbsp
    Parsley
  •   6 c
    chicken broth
  •   1
    bay leaf
  •   1/2 c
    butter or margerine
  •   3/4 c
    flour
  •   2 c
    milk
  •   1 c
    half and half
  •   2 tsp
    salt
  •  
    Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    Saute onions in ol for 5 minutes. Add celery and carrot. Saute for 2 more minutes. Stir in cauliflower and and parsely. Reduce heat and cover for 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Add broth and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, season to taste.
  • 3
    Melt margerine or butter in a small/medium saucepan. Stir in flower to make a paste.
  • 4
    Gradually wisk in milk until creamy.
  • 5
    Remove from heat and add half and half.
  • 6
    Add cream mixture into soup, bring to a low simmer. Cook until sauce is thickened. You may puree if desired. Add salt and pepper if needed. Serve and enjoy!

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