Cauliflower and Mushroom Soup

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If you’re fresh out of walnut oil, you can substitute it with either almond oil or avocado oil.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1¼ lbs. cauliflower
  • ½ lb. button mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 cups water
  • ⅓ cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. walnut oil

Directions

  • Cut the cauliflower into florets. Cut the mushrooms into ½-inch slices and mince the garlic.
  • In a soup pot, heat the olive oil on medium. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 more minute. Pour in the water and add the cauliflower. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 6 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. In a blender or food processor, purée the mixture. Pour it back into the soup pot over medium heat. Drizzle in the milk and add salt and pepper. Just before serving, garnish each serving bowl with 1–2 teaspoons of the walnut oil.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1¼ lbs. cauliflower
  • ½ lb. button mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 cups water
  • ⅓ cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. walnut oil

Directions

  • Cut the cauliflower into florets. Cut the mushrooms into ½-inch slices and mince the garlic.
  • In a soup pot, heat the olive oil on medium. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 more minute. Pour in the water and add the cauliflower. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 6 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. In a blender or food processor, purée the mixture. Pour it back into the soup pot over medium heat. Drizzle in the milk and add salt and pepper. Just before serving, garnish each serving bowl with 1–2 teaspoons of the walnut oil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium660mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars4g
Protein4g