Cauliflower and Tomato Soup

It sounds odd… but don’t mock it, until you have tried it!

Brussels is currently still suffering through winter… and it is April already… SAD, but true… and what better way to fill the belly and ward away the cold spells, than with a winter(?) warming bowl of soup?

Mom mentioned that she had been to an Easter luncheon at Dad’s whereby Dad’s partner had served a Cauliflower and Tomato soup – which was burnt orange in colour and deliciously subtle in taste…

Which got me salivating… so with Wednesday being Market day at the Chatelain, I braved the blustering cold wind with my little basket in order to get some fresh veggies!

Cauliflower and Tomato Soup

cauliflower and tomato soup final

1 head of Cauliflower, broken into florets

300ml of Passata

2 leeks, sliced

1 onion, diced

3 cloves of garlic, crushed

knob of butter

enough stock/water to cover the veggies

cauliflower and tomato soup ingredients

  1. Fry the onion, leek and garlic in a little bit of butter for about 5minutes
  2. add the passatta and some herbs – reduce heat and simmer for 5minutes
  3. cauliflower and tomato soup base
  4. add the cauliflower florets to the pot and top up with the stock/water
  5. cauliflower and tomato soup mix
  6. Gently simmer away until the Cauliflower is soft
  7. cauliflower and tomato soup simmer
  8. Liquidise
  9. I added some feta and fresh basil pieces and it was superb!
  10. cauliflower and tomato soup final 2

4 thoughts on “Cauliflower and Tomato Soup

  1. This looks amazing. I quite like the flavour of cauliflower but not a fan of it on its on (unless smothered in cheese, hi there!!) but this sounds FAB! Will defo be trying!

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