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Easy Cauliflower Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Cauliflower head 1 Pound (1 Small Head)
  Chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shredded swiss cheese/Shredded jarlsberg cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Melt the butter in a 3-quart saucepan over moderate heat, add the onion, and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, or until soft. Meanwhile, separate the cauliflower into florets, then chop the florets into 1/2-inch pieces.
2. Add the cauliflower and chicken broth to the onion in the saucepan. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes, or until the cauliflower is tender.
3. Add the half-and-half, salt, and pepper, and heat until the soup returns to a simmer. Sprinkle each serving with some of the cheese if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cauliflower
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 945 Calories from Fat 643

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 73 g112.5%

Saturated Fat 45.8 g229.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 213.9 mg71.3%

Sodium 3198.4 mg133.3%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.3%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 30 g59%

Vitamin A 45.8% Vitamin C 354.6%

Calcium 60.5% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Easy Cauliflower Soup Recipe