Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Soup is good food. Especially healthy soup made with a mere five ingredients.

This quick and easy Roasted Cauliflower soup recipe is one that I found in a recent issue of Bon Appetit. Except their recipe had butter and heavy cream; I’ve de-Paula Deened this recipe so that it is the pure delicious essence of a vegetable without all kinds of unnecessary other ingredients and flavors.

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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  • Place whole head of cauliflower in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  • Rub cauliflower with 2 tablespoons olive oil and sprinkle with salt
  • Add ½ cup water to the dish
  • Bake uncovered at 350°F for 1½ hours, or until a knife cuts easily through the core
  • Remove cauliflower from oven and allow to cool
  • Coarsely chop and set aside
  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat
  • Add onion and cook until soft and translucent, about 15 minutes
  • Add cauliflower and 4 cups water or stock
  • Simmer until cauliflower is very soft, about 10 minutes
  • In a vitamix puree in very small batches until smooth
  • Transfer back to pot and bring to a simmer
  • Serve
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 55 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
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Cauliflower is one of my favorite foods. A cruciferous vegetable, it is full of anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds and healthy fiber.

Here are some other healthy cauliflower recipes:

Do like cauliflower? If so what are your favorite cauliflower recipes?

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This soup should not taste this good! You’ve done it again, Elana!! Delicious and simple.


131 responses to “Roasted Cauliflower Soup”

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  2. OMG! So good!!!! I made it with my homemade chicken bone broth and I added 1/2C of full-fat canned coconut milk at the end to give it just a tad more creaminess. It was delicious. Comfort food that made my tummy happy. Thank you!!

  3. I’ve been making soup even into the start of summer since it’s a bit cool in New England, and I made a double batch of this soup with a purple cauliflower top and a white one. The end color was a very pale violet, and the recipe came out fantastic. Thank you.

    • Hannah, thanks for your amazing comment! I love the idea of making this with purple cauliflower and am happy the soup was fantastic :-)

  4. Hi Elana, thank you for all the wonderful recipes! I especially love soup and cauliflower so I can’t wait to make this tonight. My question is wouldn’t the butter and heavy cream in the original recipe help with Ketosis?

    • Tammy, this recipe is very versatile and great for a number of different diets. Feel free to increase the fat levels as needed to make it just right for you :-)

  5. This is the best soup for a cold day! I roasted cauliflower,carrots, and onion with a sprinkle of parmesan on top(I allow myself hard cheese in moderation). I then added it to the stock in my ninja and blended until smooth. Poured it into a pan to warm it back up and I added some chopped up paleo friendly bacon(bought at whole foods). I will most definitely be sharing this recipe and adding more to it! Super delish!

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