Creamy Cauliflower Carrot Soup
This healthy homemade soup recipe for creamy cauliflower carrot soup is the perfect recipe to enjoy when you need a little warming up. With ingredients like cauliflower, broccoli, celery and carrots you will get plenty of vegetables into your day in a recipe that is full of flavor. The shredded cheddar makes this soup recipe idea extra tasty in an easy soup idea that won't take a lot of time to make. In this healthy homemade soup idea, you will get lots of vegetable nutrition. In a 100 gram serving of raw cauliflower, you will get about 80 percent of your daily vitamin C requirement, along with about 4 percent protein, and lesser amounts of calcium and iron. In a serving of cauliflower, you will get about eight percent of your daily requirement of dietary fiber. This healthy homemade soup recipe is just one of the recipes you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. You will also find other soup recipe ideas, along with dessert recipes, appetizers, side dish ideas and so much more. **
Makes 6 servings
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1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets
2 medium carrots, sliced
1 cup broccoli florets
1/4 cup chopped celery
4 cup chicken or vegetable broth
3 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons all purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
2 cups milk
1 cup shredded white or yellow cheddar cheese
1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
Place the cauliflower, carrots, broccoli and celery into a large saucepan. Pour in the broth. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes until the vegetables are tender but not soft. Shut off and set aside.
Melt the butter in another large saucepan over medium heat, stir in the flour, salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes until smooth.
Add the milk a little at a time, stirring in to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook for a few minutes until thickened. Reduce the heat to low and add the cheese.
Add the boiled vegetables and their broth to the creamy sauce and gently stir in until combined. Bring the soup to a boil then shut off.
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Nutrition Facts for: Creamy Cauliflower Carrot Soup From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Cauliflower, carrots, broccoli, celery, chicken or vegetable broth, butter, all purpose flour, salt, pepper, parsley, milk, cheese, hot sauce.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.* Per serving: Calories 348, Calories from Fat 149, Total Fat 16.6g 26%, Saturated Fat 9.4g 47%, Cholesterol 114mg 38%, Sodium 581mg 24%, Potassium 505mg 14%, Carbohydrates 12.8g 4%, Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%, Sugars 6.2g, Protein 36.4g, Vitamin A 79%, Vitamin C 59%, Calcium 27%, Iron 8%
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