Thursday, August 1, 2013

Amazing cauliflower soup

Make this soup and I can guarantee your taste buds will thank you, it is awesome. Cauliflowers have been cheap the past couple of weeks, I picked one up on my last big shop, along with a leek. 

Little shite was stealing pieces of cauli, but she won't eat
cooked veggies!

120 grams bacon, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 leek (about 170 grams of) sliced
1 head cauliflower(850 grams)
6 cups of vegetable stock (vegeta brand)

Cook bacon for a few minutes on medium heat.
Add sliced leeks and saute for 5 minutes, until soft. 
Add cauli and vegetable stock.

Bring to the boil, then simmer with a lid on for 30 minutes.

Blitz with a stick blender, season and serve.

Cauliflower and leek soup with fried pancetta and chilli oil.

When I received our family tax benefit top up, I treated us to some luxury food. Scallops, even though frozen, still yummy, and a small block of pancetta. Looking at this now, it could have done with some of those little rosemary flowers I posted yesterday. I used the cauli soup as a sauce, yum!


  1. I love cauliflower soup! This sounds delicious :)

    1. I didn't realise how much I loved it until I tasted this simple recipe! Deeeelicious :)

  2. YUMMO - my kids never eat cooked veges either. Might have to try make cauli soup as I had it at the pub recently and it was super tasty :)

  3. This looks so good. I need to cook soup more regularly, we always enjoy it! I reckon this would be a crowd pleaser here! What a cheeky kitchen hand you have :)

  4. Oh Yummo!!! I love cauli soup - especially with bacon!! Great idea using it with the scallops too!! So wish I could get my little man to eat raw or cooked vegetables ... that'd be a bonus!! :)

  5. Yum. That sounds REALLY good. I'll have mine without the bacon though ;)

  6. That looks great! I have never tried cauli soup with cabbage. Yet another recipe to add to the file :)

  7. Cauliflower Soup sounds and look yummy. Thanks for stopping by at Pursuit of Functional Home. Adding you in G+.


  8. Looks fantastic! I just wish I liked cauliflower!

  9. Yum! Soup and scallops both sound devine... I used to eat raw cauliflower as a kid too. Still do sometimes.

  10. I love using cauliflower - so much bang for your kilojoule count! And it is a classic and comforting winter flavour.

  11. Ummm yumm!!!!! This looks delish! I love how you made the soup and then used it as a sauce too. Perfect idea. Hehe your daughter is very cute pinching the raw cauliflower! Thanks for linking up with our Fabulous Foodie Fridays party! xx


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