Cauliflower has some great nutritional benefits, sometimes being called the world’s greatest food.
It has tons of vitamin C, B6, fiber and more!
Enjoy this on a cooler day for a nice warm-up meal!
1 serving @ 233 calories
1 small cauliflower, about 200g (approx 1.5 cups) (50 calories)
- ½ tsp olive oil (20 calories)
- ½ leek, chopped, about 80g (49 calories)
- 1 garlic clove (4 calories)
- 500ml / 2 cup low-salt vegetable stock (63 calories)
- 125ml / ½ cup skimmed milk (47 calories)
- black pepper to taste (0 calories)
- Split cauliflower into small florets, cutting away from the central stork.
- Heat oil in a pan and add chopped leak.
- Stir for about a minute, then add the cauliflower and garlic, stirring for a minute but don’t let them brown.
- Add the stock, bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer until the cauliflower is soft, approx 15 minutes.
- Using a hand blender, blend until all large chunks are gone, adding the milk slowly. Or, remove from heat, let cool then add to a standalone blender, blend on high adding the milk, then return to the stove top.
- Bring the soup back up to a high simmer, adding in the pepper.
Calories: approx. 233 per serving
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