Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower soup - 7 ingredients (excluding salt & pepper) and 25 minutes to the best cauliflower soup you'll ever eat.

Yes I used cream, yes I used cheese.  So I’m not trying to make a diet soup that ‘tastes creamy but with no cream’ or ‘fills you up with no fat‘.  This is just a great tasting, hearty soup that will leave you sighing with happiness whilst you eat.  And actually I think 319 calories isn’t too bad for that.

Back in my youth, I used to work at a fried chicken shop where we’d get a free meal during each shift.  There was (and still is) a sandwich shop across the road that did the best cauliflower soup ever.  If that soup was on special, I was straight over there.  Yes, a 17-year-old who preferred cauliflower soup to fried chicken and chips.  It really was that good.

It was that soup I had in mind when I made this recipe.  I told Chris I was making cauliflower soup for lunch, and received a look of dismay and an unintelligible, displeased grunt.  I could see his brain figuring out what he could have for his real lunch later.

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