Cauliflower cheese soup

Cauliflower cheese soup

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6 adults, or 4 adults and 4 kids

Throw a new spin on this comforting classic by blending into a smooth and creamy soup

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • For up to 1 month, without cheese
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
188
protein
13g
carbs
13g
fat
10g
saturates
5g
fibre
3g
sugar
9g
salt
0.82g

Ingredients

  • knob of butter
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large cauliflower (about 900g/2lb), leaves trimmed and cut into florets
  • 1 potato, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 700ml vegetable stock (from a cube is fine)
  • 400ml milk
  • 100g mature cheddar, diced

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Method

  1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan. Tip in the onion and cook until softened, about 5 mins, stirring often. Add the cauliflower, potato, stock, milk and seasoning. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and leave to simmer for about 30 mins until the cauliflower is soft and the potato almost collapsing.
  2. Whizz in a food processor or crush with a potato masher until you get a creamy, thick soup. Top up with more milk to thin a little if serving in mugs. You can make ahead up to 2 days in advance, cool, cover and leave in the fridge until needed, or freeze for up to 1 month. When ready to serve, warm through, ladle into mugs or bowls, top with the cheese pieces, then stir through before eating.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2006

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chocalotl's picture

I'm wanting to make this soup, but am a little uncertain whether the milk would need to be whole, or whether I can use any? I would also be serving to others, one of whom has to be very careful as to the fat content of his diet...any advice?

quirkyjode's picture
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I served this to freinds at our bonfire party. I added cubes of crispy bacon with the cheese. it was delicious!

quirkyjode's picture
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I served this to freinds at our bonfire party. I added cubes of crispy bacon with the cheese. it was delicious!

sophieanderson's picture
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I MAKE THIS SOUP ALL THE TIME NOW ! IT IS SO EASY AND HE CHEESE ADDS A LOVELY TANGY FLAVOUR - YUM !

rachelgething's picture
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Lovely tasty soup. I added a bayleaf along with the stock which worked well and added a nice subtle flavour to the soup. Don't forget to fish it out before you blitz the soup though!

celiarelia's picture
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Easy to make, tastes delicious, great for lunch with friends or family.

missis's picture
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Loved coming across lumps of cheese. Will be making it again.

julie_rose's picture
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if you like cauliflower cheese you will love this

tinton's picture
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Excellent healthy soup, the consistency was just right, preferred the cheese to be grated rather than cubed. Will definitely make again.

helenmiller's picture
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Nice, warming, easy to make soup.

carolerobinson's picture
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Excellent, really filling and very tasty - my four year old loved it, especially looking for the bits of cheese!

karenbristow's picture

We loved this soup. The only thing I changed was to scale down the quantity for two people.

kt_gallacher's picture
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I grated the cheese and added to soup after whizzing to give a lovely creamy, smooth soup which the kids loved (and didn't even realise it was cauliflower!).

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