Gourmet's Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Recipe by Chef #208121
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 10 cups




  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Cut cauliflower into 1-inch flowerets (about 10 cups).
  • In a large baking pan toss cauliflower, garlic, and shallots with oil to coat and roast in middle of oven about 30 minutes, or until golden.
  • Turn frequently and remove any of the garlic and shallots if they are done soone.
  • In a 4-quart pot simmer stock/broth, water, roasted cauliflower mixture, and herbs 30 minutes, or until cauliflower is very tender.
  • Discard bay leaf and in a blender puree soup in batches until smooth (use caution when blending hot liquids), transferring to a bowl.
  • Return soup to pot and stir in cream and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Heat soup over moderate heat until just heated through.
  • Note: You can easily alter the proportions of stock, water and cream to taste.