Cauliflower Soup Recipe



 Updated 16/05/2015

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Sometimes called "Du Barry" soup, cauliflower soup can be a smooth, delicious and elegant dinner party soup or simple lunchtime snack.


  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 pints vegetable stock
  • 1 clove garlic
  • a little mace
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 level tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 pint milk
  • fresh parsley
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  1. Wash the cauliflower and boil it for a few minutes.
  2. Drain and cut it into small pieces.
  3. Fry the sliced onion and garlic in the butter until the onion is transparent.
  4. Sprinkle the flour onto the onion and cook over a low heat, stirring continuously for about a minute.
  5. Add the stock, a little at a time, stirring to make sure that the flour mix is incorporated.
  6. Add the cauliflower and simmer for about 20 minutes until tender.
  7. Blend, preferably with a hand held blender, season and add the milk.
  8. Heat again but do not boil.
  9. Serve sprinkled with a little parsley.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 2-4 portions


Just made this and sprinkled a little paprika over at the soup at the end. Absolutely delicious.
#0 - Drew - 11/20/2007 - 06:29
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