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Cooking the most delicate cauliflower cream soups with cream, curry and delicious broth


Cauliflower is a healthy and delicious culinary find. It is not only useful, but also diverse in terms of culinary variations, which allows you to prepare dishes for every taste.

Soup - mashed or in broth - a common way to prepare a vegetable; and in combination with cream, the dish turns out to be delicate in consistency.

It is worth adding one additional ingredient to the basic cooking options - and the soup acquires new flavors. Learn how to make delicious cauliflower soups.

Benefit

Cauliflower is a dietary vegetable, rich in vitamins and minerals... It is easily absorbed by the body. It is a source of useful and easily digestible vegetable protein, as well as coarse fiber, which improves metabolism and cleanses the gastrointestinal tract.

100 g of inflorescences contain a daily norm of vitamin C - 70 mg, as well as antioxidant vitamins A and E, which are responsible for the condition of skin cells: their renewal and restoration.

B vitamins stimulate the brain and central nervous system. Cabbage is full of micro and macro elements. For example, calcium and phosphorus strengthen bones and teeth. Nutritionists advise to pay attention to the product: it contains tartronic acid, which slows down the processing of carbohydrates into fat compounds.

Harm

Despite the beneficial properties, the vegetable is not recommended for people with high acidity of the stomach... This also includes problems with peptic ulcer and intestinal spasms, gout and kidney disease. In this case, cabbage juice will stimulate inflammation.

Calorie content

Depending on the recipe - mashed potatoes or broth soup - one serving of cauliflower soup contains 68 to 97 kcal. The amount of proteins, fats and carbohydrates also varies from 4 to 10 g.

Broth recipes

Ham

  • Chicken broth - 2 l.
  • Celery root - 70 g.
  • Carrots - 1 pc.
  • Cauliflower - 200 g.
  • Ham - 200 g.
  • Bulb onions - 1 pc.
  • Sunflower seed - 30 ml.
  • Salt, pepper - to taste.
  • Cream 10% - 250 ml.
  • Fresh greens - a bunch.

Preparation:

  1. Cut the celery root into cubes and send to cook in a saucepan with chicken broth.
  2. Chop the onions and carrots, sauté and add to the soup.
  3. Cut the cabbage inflorescences and add to the broth to the rest of the vegetables.
  4. Cut the ham into small cubes and put it in the soup when the vegetables are ready.
  5. At the end of cooking, pour in the cream, salt, pepper and sprinkle with fresh herbs. Creamy soup is ready!

White sauce

  • cauliflower - 1 head of cabbage;
  • carrots - 1 pc;
  • celery stalk - 1 pc;
  • butter - 100 g;
  • onions - ½ pcs;
  • meat or vegetable broth - 2 l;
  • flour - 6 tbsp. l;
  • milk - 2 tbsp;
  • cream 10% - ½ cup;
  • spices to taste;
  • fresh parsley - 1 bunch.

Preparation:

  1. In a saucepan in butter, simmer all the vegetables.
  2. Pour in the broth, bring to a boil and leave to simmer over low heat.
  3. Combine the remaining butter with milk and flour in a frying pan, stirring actively so that there are no lumps left.
  4. Add the cream and pour the white sauce into the soup, leave it on the stove for another 10-15 minutes, salt, pepper and sprinkle with parsley before serving. Cream soup with cream is ready!

Variation of mashed potatoes

Basic way

  • cauliflower - 1 kg;
  • olive oil - 1 tbsp l;
  • butter - 1 tbsp. l;
  • potatoes - 200 g;
  • chicken or vegetable broth - 1 - 1.5 liters;
  • onion - 1 pc;
  • garlic - 2 cloves;
  • milk - 200 g;
  • cheese - 100 g.

Preparation:

  1. Finely chop the cabbage inflorescences, potatoes, onions and garlic.
  2. Heat olive oil and butter in a saucepan.
  3. Fry a mixture of onions, garlic and potatoes until the onions are soft.
  4. Add cabbage to the mixture, pour in broth and cook potatoes and cabbage until soft.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, pour in the milk, add the grated cheese and puree the mixture with a blender. Creamy cream soup is ready!

You can learn more about recipes for cauliflower puree soups here.

Next is a visual video with a recipe for making cream soup with cauliflower:

With curry

  • cauliflower - 1 head of cabbage;
  • butter - 1 tbsp. l;
  • vegetable oil - 2 tbsp. l;
  • onion - 1 pc;
  • curry - 1.5 tsp;
  • chicken or vegetable broth - 1 l;
  • spices to taste.

Preparation:

  1. Sprinkle cabbage with vegetable oil, salt and send to an oven preheated to 180C for 25 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan, fry the onions until soft, add curry, cauliflower and broth.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer for another 5-10 minutes over low heat.
  4. Purée the resulting mixture.

Next is a video with a recipe for making cauliflower and curry cream soup:

Innings

You can add seafood to these recipes, such as shrimp.

If you puree the shrimp with the soup, then the dish will acquire an interesting flavor.

Also, shrimps can be fried in olive oil with garlic, Provencal herbs and garnish with them before serving.

You can serve flavored croutons with the soup.... Garlic and cheese are perfect. Cut the bread into cubes. In a bowl, combine one tablespoon of olive oil and melted butter, ground cardamom, and crushed garlic. Spread the garlic mixture over the croutons, sprinkle with cheese and send to the oven preheated to 180C for 5-7 minutes.

Also, the basic recipe for cream soup with cream can be diversified with Adyghe cheese. It is cut into small pieces, dipped in the pureed mixture and served on the table. The cheese in the soup melts and makes the soup even creamier and more tender.

The vegetarian or lean version of the preparation of soups excludes meat broth - it must be replaced with vegetable broth or boiled water. Vegetable broth can be prepared on purpose, or you can use cauliflower broth.

The surface of the puree soup can be garnished with olive oil, dried herbs, or a sprig of fresh herbs. Cut vegetables for soup in broth gently, then a pleasant serving is ensured!

Conclusion

Cauliflower is useful and versatile in cooking. It goes well with various products - from meat to hot spices - and each time it acquires unusual flavors. Basic recipes are easy to diversify, and the preparation of inflorescences itself does not take much time.


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