Low Carb Recipes: Cauliflower Cheese Soup

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Soups are often overlooked when it comes to low carb diets and low carb recipes. This soup is very filling, and it supplies a good amount of calcium, which some low carb diets lack. The cheese makes the soup rich, and the cream gives it a velvety texture, which is in contrast to the bits of sautéed vegetables. Try a steaming bowl of this hearty soup on a chilly night – it’ll warm you right up!

Holle’s Low Carb Cauliflower Cheese Soup recipe

What you’ll need:

  • 1 head fresh cauliflower OR 1 package frozen cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup finely diced red bell pepper
  • 2 cans chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon black peppe
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups finely grated cheddar cheese
  • Water, as needed

Directions: Boil cauliflower in slightly salted water until very soft. Drain and set aside.

Melt butter in a sauce pan and sauté onion and bell pepper until tender.

Push cauliflower through a sieve or puree it in a blender.

Pour chicken broth in a large pot and heat over medium. Add cauliflower, onion, bell pepper, salt, parsley, and black pepper. Also, pour in melted butter from sauce pan.

Stir in cream, being careful not to burn.

Reduce heat and gradually add cheese while stirring. If soup is too thick, add a little water.