Cream of Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup

This recipe is taken from the 1990 Milk Calendar. This is the Cream of Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 25 min
Yields 4 servings
cream of cauliflower and cheddar soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
  • 3 cups (750 mL) coarsely chopped fresh cauliflower
  • 1 can (10 oz/284 mL) condensed chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • Buttered Croutons
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) bread cubes
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter melted

Preparation

Melt butter in large saucepan; sauté onion until tender. Stir in cauliflower and condensed chicken broth. Bring to boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 min until cauliflower is tender.

Smoothly combine flour and milk. Add to saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Add Cheddar cheese and stir until melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into 4 soup bowls; sprinkle with Buttered Croutons and fresh parsley.

Buttered Croutons

Toss bread cubes in melted butter. Bake in preheated 350 °F (180 °C) oven 7 to 8 min or until golden brown.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 453 Calories
Protein: 21 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Fat: 30 g
Fibre: 1.9 g
Sodium: 983 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 48 % / 527 mg
Vitamin C: 55 %
Phosphorus: 42 %
Vitamin B12: 40 %
Riboflavin: 38 %