Cauliflower soup with fancy chorizo topping served in two bowls

Cauliflower soup with chorizo and garlic croutons

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Cook up this quick cauliflower soup for a light and tasty meal when you're short of time. Top with crispy chorizo, parsley and croutons

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal550
  • fat38g
  • saturates15g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre8g
  • protein21g
  • salt1.8g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 cauliflower, cut into florets
    Cauliflower

    Cauliflower

    coll-ee-fl-ow-ah

    A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 500ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 5cm long piece of chorizo, cut from a ring
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 1 large slice of crusty bread
  • 2 tbsp double cream
  • small bunch parsley, chopped
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion along with a pinch of salt. Cook until soft, about 6 mins, then tip in the cauliflower and half the garlic. Give everything a good stir, then pour in the stock. Cook for 12 mins or until the cauliflower is tender.

  2. Meanwhile, peel the chorizo, then chop into small pieces. Toast the bread, then tear or cut into crouton-sized pieces. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan, add the chorizo and fry until crisp. Tip in the bread and remaining garlic and cook for a minute or so until everything is nicely coated in the chorizo oils. Set aside.

  3. Using a stick blender, blitz the soup with the double cream and season to taste. Reheat if necessary, then divide between two bowls. Mix the parsley with the chorizo and croutons, and top generously.

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pippa154
30th Apr, 2019
5.05
This is heavenly!
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Draughtsman
1st Feb, 2019
4.05
This is the soup I have ever made and it was lovely. Full of flavour and with a bit warmth to it. The only difference is I did it in a slow cooker and I used 1L of stock, 2 cauliflowers, no oil and seasoned to taste with black pepper :)
jennylucy
23rd Jan, 2019
I have been making a version of this for a year, just using my own recipe! I use the Waitrose chopped up Chorizo, no cream, a couple of potatoes added and some Creme fraiche on top with the chorizo, delicious. I have also done the same with broccoli soup and added a bit of grated mature cheese with the chorizo.
Ilona.m777
12th Jan, 2019
5.05
Really nice soup
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patlim
7th Dec, 2018
5.05
Quick, simple and delicious.
Andja7
25th Oct, 2018
5.05
A really simple recipe and truly delicious soup. Will make it again!
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