Cauilflower Soup

Johnny West

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I just made this for tonight's dinner. The cauliflower was cooked for dinner last night but no one wanted it. I used cheddar and mozzarella.

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/cauliflower-soup

Ingredients-:

1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets
1 medium carrot, shredded
1/4 cup chopped celery
2-1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons chicken or 1 vegetable bouillon cube (Better Than Bouillon Chicken Base Vegitarian)
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups 2% milk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional

Directions-:

In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower, carrot, celery, water and bouillon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender (do not drain).
In another large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Stir in the cheese until melted. Add hot pepper sauce if desired. Stir into the cauliflower mixture. Yield: 8 servings (about 2 quarts).
 

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QSis

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Geez, that looks and sounds great, John!

How'd you like it?

Lee
 

Cooksie

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Wow, looks great! I love the Superior Touch Better Than Bouillon Roasted Beef Base. It beats anything out of a can or box that I've ever used.
 

Johnny West

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I'll have to look for that one.

I added an extra teaspoon of base, it was a little heavy, but no complaints.

There is a big head of cauliflower in the ice box and will do it again Saturday, anyway that's my plan.
 

lilbopeep

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Looks great. Wonder if bacon would be a nice touch with the cheddar cheese.

BTW I just purchased via Amazon Better Than Bouillon Ham base. It is wonderfully smoky and I added it to my split pea soup.
 

lilbopeep

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I made this last night with a few changes. I really like it.
Changes: I upped the amts of the carrots and the celery, used whole milk, used Velveeta, and added a dollop of sour cream

Looks fantastic! Recipe?
 

Johnny West

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I should do this again but not tonight…. The wife is power cleaning the kitchen in anticipation of Thanksgiving. I’m doing the heavy lifting.
 

medtran49

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That looks really good. We both like mashed cauliflower and i did a roasted vegan cauliflower recipe with harissa once that we both really liked. I'll probably give this a try and have bookmarked it.
 
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