Cauliflower Soup

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Low Fat Simple Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe – Category: Low-Fat

Low Fat Simple Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, trimmed, about 2-pounds
  • 3 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 large leek, white part only, washed and very thinly sliced , 1 cup
  • 1 small baking potato, peeled and chopped, 1 cup
  • 3 small inner stalks of celery, thinly sliced, 1 cup
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (up to 4)
  • chopped pistachios or chervil, for garnish, or snipped fresh chives , optional

Method

  1. Break cauliflower into large pieces.
  2. Cut off stems and chop them small.
  3. Cut the fleece into thick slices.
  4. In a large heavy pot, combine the cauliflower with milk, broth, leeks, potatoes, celery, salt and nutmeg.
  5. Bring to a simmer and cook, partly covered, until tender, about 20 minutes.
  6. Uncover and cool until lukewarm, about 30 minutes.
  7. Transfer solids to a blender or processor, in batches if necessary.
  8. Puree until smooth, adding the cooking liquid gradually.
  9. Add lemon juice to taste.
  10. Transfer the soup to a saucepan and gently warm over low heat.
  11. Ladle into heated bowls and garnish as desired.

Makes about 9 cups, for 6 servings.

  1. Calories per serving: 8 grams protein, 2 grams fat 0 gram saturated fat, 24 grams carbohydrate: 845 mg sodium; 5 mg cholesterol; 5 grams fiber

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