Fast and Healthy Cauliflower Soup

Fast and Healthy Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup

The other day when I was feeling under the weather, one of my good friends stopped by with a bag of tea, cough drops and this incredibly delicious soup. Friends are priceless!

Delicious Cauliflower Soup

The soup was so delicious that my three children, my husband and I were all fighting for the next spoonful out of the little tupperware. Hence, why they are all sick now too! I was astonished that even my pickiest eater was devouring the soup.

 Easy Cauliflower Soup

It is simple, yet full of flavor. The best part? It takes minimal effort and not more than 30 minutes of your time to put this healthy, comforting soup on the table for dinner. I have already made it twice this week and paired it with a simple  prosciutto panini and some crispy grilled cheese sandwiches. Each time, the bowls were licked clean!

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Fast and Healthy Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients

    Cauliflower Soup
  • 1 large head of Cauliflower
  • 2 cans (14 oz) chicken broth
  • 2 shallots or one onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 Sprigs fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk, cream, or half and half
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano, shredded
  • Truffle oil for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, sauté the shallots with the olive oil until translucent.
  2. Coarsely chop the cauliflower and add it to the pot.
  3. Pour the chicken broth over the cauliflower and add thyme, salt and pepper.
  4. Give it a quick stir to combine.
  5. Cover the pot and simmer on medium high for about 15 minutes.
  6. Once cauliflower is tender, and falling a part, add milk.
  7. With an immersion blender, or a stand blender, mix the soup until your desired consistency. I liked mine with a few small chunks for texture.
  8. Stir in cheeses.
  9. Serve in bowls and drizzle with truffle oil.
  10. Enjoy!
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 Fast Cauliflower Soup

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11 Responses to Fast and Healthy Cauliflower Soup

  1. The Seaside Hubby January 6, 2013 at 7:54 pm #

    I am still sick!!! I think I need some more delicious soup.

    • The Seaside Baker January 6, 2013 at 9:26 pm #

      Well I am wondering if you are still sick because you have a bug or if you are sick because of that version of hot tottie you made for yourself that was more whiskey than it was anything else 🙂

  2. The Seaside Hubby January 6, 2013 at 10:56 pm #

    I am like a two cycle engine. I used 50:1 mixture

  3. zosia January 6, 2013 at 11:46 pm #

    14 oz total or 2 x 14oz?

  4. Karen January 8, 2013 at 9:24 pm #

    Sorry your family is sick but so happy that your friend brought you this soup. Thank you for posting this recipe.

  5. Sydney Kramer (@CrepesofWrath) January 9, 2013 at 3:52 pm #

    I am super sick right now and this looks like it would really hit the spot. Now I just have to make it through work so I can go home and make it!

    • The Seaside Baker January 9, 2013 at 4:51 pm #

      Ah man you are still not feeling better? This soup was great when we were sick because it was fast, warm and healthy. I hope you feel better soon!!!!

  6. Annette January 12, 2013 at 10:15 pm #

    I’m going to make this tonight!

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