Creamy Cauliflower Leek Soup

Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

I hate cauliflower. My cousin had this for dinner one eve, didn't tell me what it was. Now it is a fav! I've forgotten the exact recipe, adjust as needed to your taste. Recipe is quite forgiving. Freezes well!

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  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped (separate tough stems from florets)
  • 1 bunch leek, carefully cleaned, chopped, white parts only
  • 32 ounces chicken stock
  • fresh grated nutmeg, to taste
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Heat olive oil in a stock pan. Add leeks and cauliflower stems, simmer until slightly softened. Add chicken stock.
  2. Once leeks and cauli stems are softened somewhat, add florets and continue to cook until all are softened.
  3. Using immersion blender, puree all ingredients to desired consistency.
  4. Add freshly grated nutmeg (I use about half); heat through.
  5. Serve with salt and pepper.