Cauliflower Chowder

Cauliflower Chowder

 

Cauliflower Chowder is a fantastic bowl of pure comfort food, both hearty and tasty while also being healthy! This chowder is so delicious that I had to put it away as soon as it cooled, because I kept slurping it from the ladle as I passed by. That’s when you know you’ve made a great soup. Don’t miss out on this recipe because you are simply going to love it!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps Unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Onion (diced)
  • 2 Carrots (peeled and diced)
  • 2 stalks Celery (diced)
  • 1/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 4 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 cup Skimmed milk
  • 1 head Cauliflower (roughly chopped)
  • 2 tbsps Fresh parsley leaves (chopped)
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)

Method

  1. Melt butter in a large stockpot  over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, onion, carrots and celery. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in cauliflower and bay leaf. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and milk, and cook, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until cauliflower are tender, about 12-15 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. If the chowder is too thick, add more milk as needed until desired consistency is reached.
  6. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.


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