The cauliflower soup is a delicious and tasty first course of vegetables, quick to make and ideal for any occasion. Let’s see how to prepare it!
Today we offer you the recipe to prepare an exquisite cream of cauliflower, perfect for warming up the coldest evenings or to enjoy a warm and light dish .
This dish can be prepared in different ways: by adding potatoes, for example, for a creamier result, or by adding aromatic herbs, spices or other ingredients to garnish: in short, there is no precise rule! There are those who want to obtain a light cauliflower cream , while those who want a dish with more sprint ! With our version we will be able to please everyone: we will initially see the steps to prepare a light cauliflower cream, and then, for the sweet tooth, we will find out how to garnish it for a gourmet dish.
Let’s see now how to prepare a cauliflower cream with an original and interesting flavor!
Preparation of the cauliflower soup
- Peel an onion and slice it thinly, then brown it in a saucepan with a drizzle of olive oil.
- Add the cauliflower cut into small pieces and the potatoes cut into small cubes, stir and cook for 2 minutes over low heat.
- Cover with the broth and cook until the vegetables are nice and soft .
- Salt and pepper, and once the consistency is the right one, blend until you have obtained a nice thick and soft cream.
If, on the other hand, you want a rustic cauliflower soup, leave it as it is, without blending it. However, we warn you: if you propose it to children they could turn up their noses at the sight of the “pieces”.
Have you bought a lot of it and don’t know how to cook it anymore ? Here are many recipes with cauliflower to please all palates!
Cream of cauliflower: the variants
Now let’s see how to enrich our dish with taste. Let’s start with the caramelized onions: cut an onion into wedges and put it in a pan with oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and brown sugar. Mix well and cook over low heat until the onions are soft. Serve the soup by adding the onions on top.
The combination seems risky, but we also suggest you try to flavor it with a few cubes of apple: it will give the dish a fresh and crunchy note . Really gourmet!
If you don’t have them, you can prepare the cauliflower soup without potatoes, but consider that the taste of the cauliflower will be much more intense .
And finally, for a special contrast of flavor and crunchiness, add some speck browned separately : you won’t regret it!
If you love the combination of cauliflower and potatoes, we recommend the delicious potato and cauliflower gateau !
This creamy soup is delicious as soon as it is made, however it can also be kept for 1 day in the refrigerator , in a special food container with lid. We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.
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