Cheddar-Cauliflower Soup

Cheddar-Cauliflower Soup
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:20 Cooking
  • 0:35 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    butter

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    white onion, minced

  • 2

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 1

    large stalk celery, diced

  • 4 cups
    (1 L)

    cauliflower florets

  • 5 cups
    (1 1/4 L)

    chicken broth

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    ground nutmeg

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    finely grated extra old cheddar

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • croutons to taste

  • chopped fresh chives to taste

Preparation

In a big pot, heat butter and oil and cook onion 2 min. Add garlic and celery and cook 1 min. more.

Add cauliflower, chicken broth and nutmeg. Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer 20 min. covered or until cauliflower is tender.

Purée vegetables until smooth in blender or food processor.

Return soup to the pot and stir in cheese, a little at a time, until melted. Season to taste.

Ladle soup into 4 bowls and sprinkle with croutons and fresh chives.

Source: Metro

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