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CREAMY CAULIFLOWER POTATO SOUP without the cream


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Ingredients

2 -3 Tablespoons butter
2 cups onions, diced
2 cups celery, diced
1 medium to large carrot, peeled and grated
1 large cauliflower, in small flowerets
1 potato, diced (peeled, if desired)
6 cups chicken stock
1/2 teaspoon pepper (less if using white pepper)
1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
nutmeg, if desired
fresh parsley, if desired


Melt butter. Saute onions, celery, and carrots until tender in Dutch oven.


Add cauliflower, chicken stock, pepper and ginger. Bring to a boil. Simmer until cauliflower and potatoes are tender.


Puree half the soup and return to the soup pan. Heat to serving temperature. Season to taste.


Garnish with ground nutmeg and parsley, if desired.


NOTE: Puree all the soup, if desired.


VARIATIONS


-- omit potato


-- use broccoli instead of cauliflower


-- use a combination of broccoli and cauliflower


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Notes

Makeover of a creamy soup... increasing vegetables, decreasing cholesterol and calories.

Great ideas! Thank you. :)

This looks outrageously good. I am going to try it. . ever put cheese in it? Or maybe sour cream?? Seems just right for either or both. What do you think?

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