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Creamy Cauliflower Soup

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Betty demonstrates how to make Creamy Cauliflower Soup. This is a healthy soup that is very flavorful.
Ingredients
  Cauliflower 1 Medium
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Celery 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Instant chicken bouillon 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated romano cheese To Taste
Directions

MAKING:
1. Remove outer leaves and core from cauliflower. Cut off any brown spots. Separate into flowerets.
2. Heat 2 cups water to boiling in a 3-quart saucepan. Add cauliflower, celery, onion, and lemon juice.
3. Cover saucepan with a lid that fits and heat to boiling. Cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
4. Test for tenderness with a fork. Do not drain.
5. Place in a blender, cover, and pulse until it is of uniform consistency.
6. Heat butter in a 3-quart saucepan over low heat until melted.
7. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
8. Stir in 2 cups water. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in blended cauliflower mixture, instant bouillon, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Heat just to boiling.
9. Stir in whipping cream. Heat thoroughly, but do not boil. Ladle into large soup tureen.
SERVING:
10. Ladle each serving into a soup bowl and top with grated Romano cheese. Enjoy!

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Cauliflower
Channel: 
SmartWoman.tv
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 270 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g52.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57.6 mg19.2%

Sodium 455.6 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.7%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 6.4% Vitamin C 172.1%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 7.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe