Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup

Cauliflower, a cruciferous vegetable, contains compounds that may prevent cancer.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup low-fat milk

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large pot, and sauté onion and celery until translucent. Add cauliflower and chicken stock, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Purée soup in food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Return soup to pot and bring temperature to medium-low heat. Add cheese, salt, and pepper, continue to cook and stir until cheese is melted and well integrated.
  • Add milk and stir into the soup. Add more chicken stock if the consistency of the soup is too thick.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup low-fat milk

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large pot, and sauté onion and celery until translucent. Add cauliflower and chicken stock, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Purée soup in food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Return soup to pot and bring temperature to medium-low heat. Add cheese, salt, and pepper, continue to cook and stir until cheese is melted and well integrated.
  • Add milk and stir into the soup. Add more chicken stock if the consistency of the soup is too thick.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories300
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium720mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars9g
Protein15g