Super Easy Dairy Free Cream of Cauliflower Soup {gluten, dairy, egg, soy, nut & sugar free, vegan, paleo} - This cream of cauliflower soup is super easy and quick to prepare, requiring only 25 minutes. It’s gluten and dairy free, healthy and filling, and captures perfectly the meaning of comfort food. The ideal prepare-in-advance lunch or quick dinner.

SUPER EASY DAIRY FREE CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER SOUP

This cream of cauliflower soup is super easy and quick to prepare, requiring only 25 minutes. It’s gluten and dairy free, healthy and filling, and captures perfectly the meaning of comfort food. The ideal prepare-in-advance lunch or quick dinner.
Course Lunch or dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3

Ingredients

For cream of cauliflower soup:

  • 1 large (250 g) potato, peeled and cut into ~1 inch (or 2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1/2 large or 1 medium (400 g) cauliflower, cut into ~1 inch (or 2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1 small (80 g) parsnip, peeled and cut into ~1/2 inch (or 1.5 cm) pieces
  • 3 cloves of garlic (Note 1)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 litre water

Optional:

  • croutons (2 slices of bread, cut into ~1/2 inch/1.5 cm pieces and toasted in a pan until golden brown)
  • chopped chives
  • borage or other edible flowers

Instructions

For cream of cauliflower soup:

  1. In a large pot, cook potatoes in 1 litre of water for 5 minutes on medium-high heat.
  2. Add the cauliflower, parsnip and garlic cloves.
  3. Cook on medium-high heat for a further 10 - 15 minutes or until all vegetable pieces are softened.
  4. Remove from heat and blend until smooth. Use either a food processor or a hand blender. (Careful – do not burn yourself on the hot soup!)
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serving:

  1. Serve hot, warm, at room temperature or even slightly chilled. (It will always be super delicious.)
  2. Sprinkle with croutons, chopped chives and borage (or other edible) flowers. (optional)
  3. You can also prepare the soup in advance and reheat it in the microwave.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Note 1: The amount of garlic can be varied – it depends purely on how big of a garlic fan you are!