Cauliflower & Blue Cheese soup

Smooth Cauliflower and Blue cheese soup

Ingredients:

1 medium Cauliflower

25g butter

2 small onions – diced

1 litre stock – chicken/vegetable

200g stron blue cheese – diced

100ml cream

salt & pepper

Method:

  1. Bring the stock to the boil and then remove from heat and reserve.
  2. Melt the butter in a clean pot. Add the onions and seasonings and sweat.
  3. Break up the cauliflower to even pieces (about 4-5 cm), and add to pot.
  4. Pour in just enough stock, to cover cauliflower, cover pot with a lid and bring to the boil.
  5. Turn heat down and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from Heat and blend with stick blender to create puree.
  7. Add the Blue cheese and stir until it has melted into the puree. It will be pretty thick. Return to low heat and add more of the stock a little at a time, stirring to combine until you have just about reached desired consistency.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Add Cream and adjust seasoning.

Prepared by:
Ivonne Nathan
Culinary Skills Teacher
Trade Skills and Vocational Learning
Canberra Institute of Technology

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