Friday, May 30, 2014

Curried Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Yum
Soup now? I know summer is coming around the corner at full speed.. but I adore soup even when it's hot outside.  I love taking vegetables and adding my favorite spices and aromatics to make it into a delicious and comforting meal.   This soup makes a great starter or a complete meal.  It's also low carb enough for me to enjoy two bowls without breaking my low carb diet. I wish cauliflower was always on sale...I would love to make a double batch of this soup next time because this batch was finished far too quickly.



Ingredients:
1 large cauliflower head (2-3lbs)
1 large onion diced
1Tbs grated fresh garlic
1 Tbs grated fresh ginger
1 can coconut milk
4-5 cups chicken or vegetable stock
chicken or vegetable bullion cubes as needed
2 tsp curry powder
red chili powder to taste
lime juice to taste (1-2 tsp)
salt and black pepper to taste




Directions:
Cut cauliflower into small bite size pieces.  Place all ingredients except for coconut milk  and lime juice into soup pot and bring to a simmer.  Cook until cauliflower is very tender.



 Add lime juice then cream the soup using a hand held blender or in batches in a food processor.

 Add coconut milk and stir well.  Taste for salt and seasoning.  Adjust as needed.  Serve hot.  Enjoy.
 

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7 comments:

  1. Leave it to you to make a curried cauliflower soup. As soon as I read the title, I already knew that I'd love this stuff. I'm with you on eating soup in the summer--I definitely don't have a problem with it. :)

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  2. The coconut swirl is so pretty. I am still adding cauliflower recipes to my repertoire for my husband. This one is going on the list. I am one of the crazy people that eats soup all summer long.

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  3. Never tried cauliflower soup.. Looks delicious

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  4. I enjoy soup in warm weather also. Your soup looks like a work of art!

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  5. What a warm and delicious soup :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. Even in the summer I find I can still enjoy a big ole bowl of soup. I can always just turn the AC up justttt a bit at that point lol. ;)

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  7. Cauliflower soup - only way it gets better is to make it curried.

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