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Cauliflower Soup

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Cauliflower soup is perfect for the colder weather. It uses few ingredients but still packs a punch of flavour.

Cauliflower Soup with a grilled lemon & nutmeg

About The Ingredient

Cauliflower is available all year around however peaks during the colder weather. There are many types and colours which it can be found in including purple, green and orange/yellow.

Health Benefits Of Cauliflower

  • Cauliflower contains more than 15 different types of vitamins and minerals, including choline which is not found in many foods. Choline is an essential nutrient to support your metabolism, memory, mood, muscle control and other brain and nervous system functions.
  • Its packed with vitamin C providing around 80% of the recommended daily vitamin C in just 100 grams.
  • Additionally it has a high water content (92%) that contributes to its low calories, providing just 25 calories per 100 grams.

What To Look For When Buying

When buying cauliflower you want to look for a clean, compact head with thick leaves as this helps keep the cauliflower fresh.

Cauliflower Soup in a white bowl

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Cauliflower Soup with a grilled lemon & nutmeg

Cauliflower Soup

Jack Slobodian
This cauliflower soup is perfect for the colder weather. This soup uses few ingredients and is still packed full of flavour.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine British, French
Servings 4 People
Calories 278 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 
 

  • 40 g Butter
  • 1 large Cauliflower  cut into florets
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 800 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 150 ml Cream
  • 1/2 Lemon juiced
  • Nutmeg freshly grated
  • Sugar optional
  • Sea Salt

Garnish (optional)

  • Chives
  • Croutons

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot over medium-low heat melt the butter. Add the onions with a pinch of salt and sugar then sweat until softened, this will take around 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the cauliflower and vegetable stock, turn up the heat and bring to the boil. Now turn down the heat to a simmer and cook until the cauliflower has softened, this will take around 15 minutes.
  • Add the cream, nutmeg and lemon, bring back to a simmer. Add the mixture into a food processor and blitz until smooth.
  • Add the soup back to the pot and if necessary reduce further until you have your desired consistency. Check and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Serve fresh from the pot with a sprinkle of chives and croutons.

Nutrition

Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 5gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 950mgPotassium: 717mgFiber: 5gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1231IUVitamin C: 111mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 1mg
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Recipe Rating




Tara

Tuesday 17th of December 2019

Such a gorgeous and delicious soup! And so easy to make.

Jackslobodian

Saturday 4th of January 2020

Thank you :)

Julia

Tuesday 17th of December 2019

This soup looks delicious and so easy to make! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Jackslobodian

Saturday 4th of January 2020

No problem!

Sharon

Tuesday 17th of December 2019

There is nothing better than a bowl of warm, creamy soup that is also healthy.

Jackslobodian

Saturday 4th of January 2020

Agreed!

Alexandra

Tuesday 17th of December 2019

Love a delicious soup, and this is my favourite. My kind of warming comfort food. Yum!

Jackslobodian

Saturday 4th of January 2020

I am glad you like it :)

Lisa Huff

Tuesday 17th of December 2019

Great timing! I have cauliflower in the fridge and was thinking about making soup with it and now I will!! Love that you add lemon to this. Going to try it!

Jackslobodian

Saturday 4th of January 2020

Yes the acidity in lemon helps cut through the fat from the cream and enhance the flavour of the soup :P. Let me know what you think! :)