When our guys come home for any visit they clamor for this soup! It is only cauliflower and onions but they fancy it is a gourmet offering!
It is a thick, flavorful broth that begs for crusty bread or crackers. We usually have a green salad with it; sometimes it’s a fruit salad.
If cauliflower is not available you can substitute cabbage. All I do is steam a head of cauliflower…if I were to use cabbage, I’d chop and steam that…and I saute a couple of large onions. I work in batches to whirl the ingredients in the food processor. *You could use a blender, too. The idea is to make a smooth, creamy soup. It would be just as tasty if you simply combine the cooked vegetables without blending or processing. You’ll have a thinner, soupier consistency but the flavor will be the same: GREAT!
To make it creamy I made a gravy (See the video if gravy is a mystery to you.). I combined everything, added salt and pepper an stirred it. When I tasted it, I felt that it needed “something” so I put some chicken stock into the mix. *If you have bullion cubes you can use that with water. It boosted the flavor and made it a bit thinner. When I serve this I will sprinkle some parsley over the top of each bowl. I am blessed to have fresh parsley but I would not hesitate to use dried herbs.
This takes some doing but it is EASY and very economical. Often you’ll find onions at special prices. The thing about soup is that when your family gathers for a meal the clean up is minimal. That leaves more time for card playing, visiting, and looking through photo albums!
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