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Hearty Cauliflower Soup Recipe

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Our three young children aren't big cauliflower fans. But in this soup, the cauliflower can be mistaken for potatoes, and the rich sausage flavor helps disguise it even more. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.—Sarah Root, Twelve Mile, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pound fully cooked smoked sausage, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 8 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 349 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 1250mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook cauliflower and carrots in water until tender; set aside (do not drain).
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the sausage and onion. Add flour, salt and pepper. Gradually add the milk; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Add cauliflower, carrots and cooking liquid; heat through. Stir in the cheese until melted. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Hearty Cauliflower Soup in Taste of Home February/March 1997, p14


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lkscooks 14641
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"I have made this soup for many years now. Our four children all loved it and now make it for their families. I modified it by not using as much water to cook the veggies ahead of time. I vary the thickness with the flour and milk white sauce. I also add a teaspoon of Cajun seasoning for kicked up flavor."

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erinalina 18306
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2014

"I make this often. It's a great comfort food for the cold winter months!"

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Kris Countryman 72674
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2012

"What a delightful soup. We loved it. I'll be making this one again."

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campeat 17831
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2010

"This soup is wonderful and easy to throw together. I probably make it once a month for my family. I reduce fat and calories by using turkey kielbasa or sausage, skim milk, and 2% velveeta. We absolutely love it!"

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