Cook's Hideout: Creamy Cauliflower Soup

February 03, 2016

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Blogging Marathon# 61: Week 1/ Day 1
Theme: Taste of Home Top 100 recipes of 2015
Dish: Cauliflower Soup
Starting a new month with a new edition of blogging marathon today. My theme for the first week is cooking from 'Top 100 recipes of 2015 from Taste of Home'. It was quite a task choosing just 3 dishes from that list. I scrolled up and down that page a million times before picking my dishes.
Cauliflower Soup
First up is this creamy and delicious cauliflower soup. It is a very easy recipe to make -- cook cauliflower, make cheesy white sauce, mix them together and serve hot!!
Cauliflower Soup
But that simple recipe made me skeptical too about how the recipe would turn out. I thought it would be flavorless but I was so wrong. Soup turned out great but I think the next time I will probably add some dried or fresh herbs to give it some oomph.
Cauliflower & Cheese Soup

Recipe adapted from here:

Cauliflower Soup
  • 2cups Cauliflower florets
  • 1 Medium Carrot, grated
  • 1½cups Vegetable broth
  • 1½tbsp Butter
  • 1½tbsp Flour
  • 1¼cups Milk (I used a combination of Whole and 1% milk)
  • ⅓cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • To taste Salt & Pepper
  • To taste Hot sauce
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine cauliflower, carrot and vegetable broth. Bring the mixture to a boil. Then lower the heat, cover and simmer till the veggies are tender.
  2. In another small saucepan, melt better and add flour. Cook till the flour doesn't smell raw anymore.
  3. Whisk in milk and cook till the mixture thickens about 2~3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce the heat and stir in the cheese until melted.
  4. Add the cheese sauce into the cauliflower mixture and mix well to combine. Add hot sauce to taste, if desired.
Cauliflower & Cheese Soup 
Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 61.


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  2. This is indeed a simple recipe and so quick to make. I love cauliflower, but not sure how I would like it as a soup.

  3. Same pinch ,I also made it from there.Yours looks more creamier and delicious..Love the setup and clicks.

  4. wow so rich and creamy. yum yum

  5. As always your clicks leave me drooling. Soups are so perfect for this time of the year!

  6. Cauliflower soup has been on my to try list for sometime and looked at this recipe as well. After seeing yours, regretting not making it this time. Yes, all the recipes on the list are tempting and was difficult to pick just three.

  7. Perfect for this weather. Seems pretty simple, would be great for a weekday night.

  8. I would never try a cauliflower soup, but this looks super tempting Pavani !

  9. I almost make it similar using broccoli. Your soup looks so inviting .

  10. Sauce looks awesome. The mix of cheese and cauliflower sounds so inviting..

  11. Pavani, you made my job so much easier! your inviting!

  12. Omg, super fabulous soup, highly irresistible,superbly creamy and incredibly inviting.

  13. That's a rich, creamy and very droolworthy soup. Love the spoon too

  14. Creamy looking cauliflower soup,wish to have it with some toast.BTW the soup bowl looks so cute..

  15. Make similar with broccoli :) my kids LOVE both cauliflower and broccoli, so shall be making this soon :) and awesome pics as usual - great props and cutlery :)

  16. Lovely looking soup. Perfect for this weather, right?


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