Joanna BROWN

Joanna BROWN

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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Cauliflower was once the forgotten vegetable, considered to be nutrient deficient due to its white color. How iceberg lettuce got a bad rap for being less nutritious than it’s darker green lettuce friends, the cauliflower had the same reputation against its other cruciferous family members.

However, cauliflower has really made a comeback in both popularity and the field of nutrition. Alongside the mindset of reducing refined grains, cauliflower became a favorite substitute for pizza crusts, pasta, and even rice in recipes. It creamier, nutty flavor was added to dairy-free “cheese” alternatives as a tasty substitute.

Cauliflower is an antioxidant that supports heart health by being anti-inflammatory in nature, it’s Vitamin K, Omega-3, and glucoraphanin all support the cardiovascular system, and it has an excellent Vitamin C content of 55mg per cup. So next time, you think of passing over the cauliflower at the store, grab one and give these easy, creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup a try.

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Rich, creamy, and packed with nutrition. This soup is almost too easy to make and it freezes well for meal prep.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tbsp avocado or coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chilli pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 2-3 shallots peeled and finely sliced.
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1.5 cups cashew or hemp milk
  • 1 sprig parsley, chopped (garnish, optional)
  • pinch saffron (garnish, optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees and place cauliflower, shallots, and garlic evenly on a sheet or in a casserole dish. Coat with the oil and spices. Roast for 30 minutes. Allow it to slightly cool.
  • Add everything together in the blender and process until smooth, about 2-5 minutes based on your blender.
  • Pour into soup bowls and garnish.

Notes

This soup is thick, like a bisque. If you want a thinner texture just add more nut milk or water to adjust to your preference.

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