Perfect for cold days: cauliflower and leek soup

Updated: 09/25/2021 – 19:01

Fast and healthy
Vegetarian cauliflower and leek soup

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A spoonful of happiness: the creamy cauliflower and leek soup warms you from the inside and is wonderfully simple. They can be prepared in bulk, frozen, reheated and enjoyed again.

Soups are powerful foods for body and soul: our vegetarian cauliflower and leek soup warms you from the inside and makes you feel good. After enjoying it, you feel like purring like a happy cat and getting cozy on the couch.

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 2 shallots
  • 1 potato, large and floury
  • 100g celeriac
  • 1 leek
  • 400 grams of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 600ml hot vegetable stock
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 sprigs of parsley
  • 100ml cream
  • salt
  • White pepper
  • Nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 4 slices of white bread, toasted

Approximately per serving:

  • 660 calories
  • 40 grams of fat
  • 40 grams of carbohydrates
  • 17.5 grams of protein

Preparation time:

  • about 20 minutes (plus 20 minutes of cooking)

And here’s how it’s done:

  1. Peel and finely chop the shallots, potato and celery. Clean the leek and cut the white lower part into rings.
  2. Wash and trim the cauliflower and keep the stem. Divide the cauliflower into small florets and cut the stem into small pieces.
  3. Heat the butter in a large saucepan. Sweat the shallots, potato, leek and celery until translucent. Add the cauliflower, stir briefly and top up with the hot broth. Add the lemon juice and simmer gently in the closed pan for 15 minutes at low temperature. Meanwhile, finely chop the parsley.
  4. When the vegetables are tender, add the cream to the soup and blend everything in a blender. The soup should be nice and creamy. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  5. Toast the white bread and meanwhile arrange the soup on beautiful decorative plates and garnish with parsley. Serve with white bread and savor the happiness of the soup spoon by spoon.

Sometimes it takes thick socks, a cozy sweater and a steaming bowl of soup. Our vegetarian Cauliflower soup with leeks so wonderfully warms up cozy couch days. The colorful purple cauliflower soup with creamy beetroot also makes you happy on days like these. Tasty but not filling enough? Then the lentil stew with spicy Debrecziner is the after-work treat.

Cabbage is one of the healthiest vegetables there is. In addition to the elegant pale cauliflower, we also love savoy cabbage and have compiled the best recipes with savoy cabbage in our gallery:

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