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CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH GRUYERE CHEESE Recipe

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This recipe for CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH GRUYERE CHEESE, by , is from At The Roylance's Table, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patty Roylance
Added: Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T vegetable oil
2 leeks, white part only chopped
1 1/2 c chopped onions
11/2 c chopped celery
1 T crushed garlic
1 T fresh thyme or 1t dried
2 heads cauliflower cut into small florets
4 c chicken broth
1 c whipping cream
11/2 c finely grated Gruyere Cheese
Pinch of Cayenne pepper
Finely chopped fresh chives

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in large pot over medium. Heat. Add leeks, onions, celery, garlic and thyme and saute until onions are translucent. Add cauliflower and saute until just soft. Add chicken broth. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add cream and simmer 15 minutes. Working in batches, puree soup in blender until smooth. Return soup to pot and bring to sim­mer. Whisk in cheese and cayenne. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve sprinkled with chives. Variation: Eliminate the Gruyere Cheese, drizzle white truffle oil over soup in bowls.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is very good with broccoli also. You can replace the cheese for any you have on hand.

 

 

 

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