Cauliflower Soup

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Serene Herrera
Servings 4
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Cauliflower Soup. Simple and creamy this cauliflower soup is flavorful and comforting. Load it up with your favorite toppings or enjoy it on it’s own, this soup will please everyone! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, cauliflower soup, Soup


  • 3 strips bacon
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 head cauliflower (approx 2 lbs) cut into florets
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper


  • 1 cup sharp white cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 tablespoon chives chopped


  1. Heat dutch oven or large pot over medium heat, add the bacon and cook to desired crispness. Remove the bacon (save for topping), drain the grease, reserving 1 tablespoon in the pot.

  2. Add the onion to the bacon grease in the pot and cook over medium heat until the onions are softened. Stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds.

  4. Pour in the broth, add the cauliflower, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the cauliflower is softened.

  5. Using an immersion blender, blender or food processor blend the soup until smooth and creamy. (Be careful when transferring hot liquids and allow the soup to cool briefly before putting a lid on the blender)

  6. Serve the soup warm with toppings of choice.

Recipe Notes

To make this vegan/vegetarian do not cook the bacon, use another fat/oil of choice to saute the onions in. 


Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 1850mg77%
Potassium 528mg15%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 816IU16%
Vitamin C 72mg87%
Calcium 244mg24%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.