Easiest Way to Prepare Perfect Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup. Watch how to make the best cauliflower soup in this short recipe video. Roasting the cauliflower gives it tons of flavor, and it's so easy to do! This Creamy Cauliflower Soup recipe is made with healthier ingredients, it's quick and easy to make, and it is so comforting and tasty!

This Cauliflower Soup is one of the best recipes to make with fresh cauliflower! Every other cauliflower soup recipe I tried lacked flavor, but this cheesy recipe packs a tasty punch! We like it with hot pepper sauce for a little extra kick. —Debbie Ohlhausen, Chilliwack, British Columbia. You can cook Creamy Cauliflower Soup using 8 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Creamy Cauliflower Soup

  1. You need 1 head of cauliflower (2 pounds).
  2. It’s 8 Tbs of unsalted butter cut into 8 pieces.
  3. Prepare 1 of leek, white and light green parts only, halved lengthwise, sliced thin and washed thoroughly.
  4. You need 1 of small onion, halved and sliced thin.
  5. It’s of salt and pepper.
  6. You need 4 1/2-5 cups of water.
  7. Prepare 1/2 Tsp of sherry vinegar.
  8. You need 3 tbs of minced fresh chives.

This Creamy Cauliflower Soup is a perfect lunch on a cold day! Creamy cauliflower soup usually has cream as an ingredient, but not this one. The texture is silky-smooth and there isn't one drop of cream to attribute it to. Cauliflower, potatoes and carrots are cooked with garlic in chicken broth, pureed, then combined with milk, spices and a bit of sherry in this basic cream of cauliflower soup.

Creamy Cauliflower Soup step by step

  1. Pull off outer leaves of cauliflower and trim stem. Using paring knife, cut around core to remove, slice core thin and reserve. Cut heaping 1 cup of 1/2 inch florets from head of cauliflower and set aside. Cut remaining cauliflower crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices..
  2. Melt 3 tbsp. of butter in large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add leek, onion and 1 1/2 tsp salt. Cook, stirring often, until leek and onion are softened but not browned, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add 4 1/2 cups water, sliced core and half of sliced cauliflower. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer gently for 15 minutes..
  4. Add remaining sliced cauliflower and simmer until cauliflower is tender and crumbles easily, 15-20 minutes..
  5. Meanwhile, melt remaining 5 tbsp. butter in 8-inch skillet over medium heat. Add reserved florets and cook, stirring often, until florets are golden brown and butter is browned and has a nutty aroma, 6-8 minutes. remove skillet from heat and use slotted spoon to transfer florets to small bowl. Toss florets with vinegar and season with salt to taste. Pour browned butter from skillet into a separate bowl and reserve for garnishing..
  6. Process soup in blender until smooth, about 45 seconds. Return pureed soup to clean pot. Bring to brief simmer over medium heat and adjust consistency with remaining water as needed (soup should have a thick, velvety texture but should be thin enough to settle with flat surface after being stirred. Season with salt to taste..
  7. Serve, garnishing individual bowls with browned florets, drizzle of browned butter, chives and pepper..

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