Monday, January 28, 2013

1-2-3 Cauliflower Soup

I like to make this easy and healthy soup for dinner on a cold winter's night with just a few minutes morning prep time and a few hours in the crock pot.

3 Tbs olive oil
2 cups cauliflower florets
2 stalks celery
1 onion
3 cloves garlic
2 cups chicken stock
1 tsp. sea salt (optional)
½ tsp. pepper
(Makes 2 hearty servings, plus one lunch the next day.)

Sauté vegetables in oil (optional).
Add them to a 2 qt. crock pot.
Add 2 cups low sodium chicken stock, salt and pepper.
Cook on high 1 hr.  Then on low 5 hours, more or less.
Ladle soup into a blender. 
Return to crock. 
Add slices of cooked meat or crumbled bacon. I use sliced turkey sausage today.
Cook to heat meat.
Top with shredded cheddar, sliced green onion, a dollop of sour cream, and serve. 

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    1. I hope you enjoy it, Jeanette. A thumbs up on a mostly veggie meal from my meat-is-all-I-need husband is a highly prized recommendation. :)

  2. Looks soooo good~~ I tried to pin it, but was unable to~~~:(

    1. Thanks for letting me know, Sherry. I've been working on the broken Pin-it button... In the meantime, The green PRINT FRIENDLY button makes it easy to copy and print with or without photos.

  3. I am pinning this to try soon. I tried a cauliflower soup a few months ago, that I ended up not being to fond of. Your's sounds really delicious!


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