Cream of Cauliflower Soup
Cream of Cauliflower Soup is oil-free, nut-free, plant-milk-free, and soy-free. Savory and delicious, creamy cauliflower soup is packed with vegetables and clearly tastes so good you'll think you're cheating with every delicious bite.
Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Trimmed and cleaned (you must rinse the multiple layers; leeks are fabulous but dirty); chopped
cored and chopped in bite-sized pieces (reserve several small roasted pieces for soup garnish)
peeled and chopped
of fresh chopped rosemary
organic vegetable broth
Preheat oven to 400 degrees; line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
After chopping and washing the cauliflower, make a single layer of cauliflower on the cookie sheet.
Generously season with garlic powder and onion powder.
Roast for 40 minutes until lightly brown on top.
While cauliflower roasts, saute garlic, leeks, and shallots together in a soup pot.
Add 4 cups organic vegetable broth and stir; reduce heat to medium.
Add chopped potatoes and return heat to medium-high. The potatoes need to cook through.
Add rosemary and nutritional yeast.
Bring to a boil and stir; cover and cook, reducing heat to simmer until the potatoes are soft (30 minutes).
, combine small portions of broth/potato shallot mixture and roasted cauliflower in the blender until smooth. It will be thick but blended without any chunks.
Now return the thick mixture to the soup pot.
Using the remaining 4 cups of organic vegetable broth, add small amounts of broth and stir; the soup will thin out and brighten in color.
Sprinkle the top with
Decorate the center of the soup bowl using the reserved small pieces of roasted cauliflower and the chopped chives.
Cutting the cauliflower into similar-sized florets will ensure the pieces cook at the same rate.
Leeks have layers of dirt in between their layers, so clean them well.
Although I usually leave the skins on potatoes, for this recipe, the potatoes are used for the creaminess, so remove the skins for the best texture.
For best quality,
will last about 3 months in the freezer.
to freeze individual soup bowls in the perfect-sized container, which is easy to access and thaw.
Thaw soup overnight and reheat on the stove in the microwave once thawed.