Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

I have to give credit to my mom for this delicious cheesy cauliflower soup recipe. She made it for Sunday dinner a couple months ago, and the whole family agreed that it has a really wonderful flavor.

In fact, I find that I really crave this cauliflower soup recipe and have been making it every couple weeks since I had it for the first time! I’m sure to swipe all of my mom’s best recipes and I hope that my little girl enjoys my food to be a recipe-thief someday, herself. Passing on family favorite recipes is such a wonderful way to carry on the legacy of your loved ones!

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup Recipe - This creamy and flavorful soup will warm you up!

There are so many different variations on cauliflower soup out there. The first time I had a cauliflower soup, there weren’t any actual pieces of cauliflower in the bowl.

RELATED: If you love cauliflower recipes you don’t want to mis my incredible loaded cauliflower casserole or this much-loved cauliflower pizza crust recipe!

I really like this soup because it’s creamy, but also has some texture thanks to the whole chunks of cauliflower in the recipe.

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup Recipe - This creamy and flavorful soup will warm you up!

My dad enjoyed this cauliflower soup so much that he said it tastes like something you’d order in a fancy restaurant. I totally know what he means! This soup has a real richness while not being heavy or overly decadent. It’s a recipe that I’m really proud to serve my family and friends and a recipe that people always ask me to share with them after they’ve tried it.

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup Recipe - This creamy and flavorful soup will warm you up!

You really must give this wonderful soup recipe a whirl. Be sure to pin it now so you don’t lose it!

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Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

This creamy and flavorful soup tastes like it was made in a fancy restaurant. You’re going to adore it!

Ingredients:

  • 2 heads cauliflower,  broken into florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 green onions, white part only
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1 quart vegetable broth, 32 ounces
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4  tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • ⅔ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Garnish with green onion, optional

Instructions:

  1. In a large soup pot heat the olive oil and sauté the onion and the garlic for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the carrots and the celery and sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes. Stir in the cauliflower. Add the vegetable broth, 2 cups water, salt, and the pepper, stir together. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat,  melt the 3 tablespoons of butter, stir in the flour until smooth. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly. Continue to cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Stir the flour mixture into the simmering cauliflower soup and simmer for another 15 to 20 minutes or until desired tenderness. Stir in the cheese.
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Cheesy Cauliflower Soup Recipe - This creamy and flavorful soup will warm you up!

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4 comments

  1. This recipe was so good! I used purple and white cauliflower, and added sweet potatoes and beet greens. This will definitely be a keeper! The flavor was awesome.

    Rating: 4
  2. This was easy to make and it tastes wonderful!

    Rating: 5
  3. I love your take on this. I make this soup too. Living in a cold climate, soup is always a welcome thing, and we love the taste of this. We all like cauliflower and all love cheese.

    Rating: 5
  4. i found your site and entered addr for other recipes. Was looking for something to do differently with cauliflower and found your soup. Am simmering as i send comment for daughters Monday Lunch with Garlic Knots and a side salad. It smells wonderful and will update comment post consumption on 11/20/17-Monday. Thank you

    Rating: 4

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