Cauliflower Walnut Cream Soup

A soup perfect for transitional weather.

Cauliflower and Walnut Soup

A light soup which allows us to recall winter yet allow Spring to advance on her journey.

Similar recipes include How to Make Perfect Cream Soups, Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Almonds, Cauliflower Slow Cooked in Oil and Carrot and Coriander Soup.

Are you looking for soup recipes- see here. Or perhaps cauliflower recipes.  Or find inspiration in our Early Spring recipes.

Cauliflower and Walnut Cream Soup

Source : inspired by The Soup Bible
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Serves: 4 – 6 people, depending how you use it

1 medium cauliflower
1 onion, roughly chopped
450 ml veggie stock or water
2 cups milk
3 large Tblspn walnuts
salt and freshly ground black pepper
paprika and chopped walnuts to garnish

Trim the cauliflower and break into small florets. Place the florets with the onion and stock into a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for around 15 minutes until the cauliflower is soft.

Add the milk and walnut pieces. Blend in the blender (for a smooth soup) or with an immersion blender (will still have some small pieces of walnut in it).

Season the soup and reheat gently. Serve with a dust of paprika and chopped walnuts. Even better the next day.


14 thoughts on “Cauliflower Walnut Cream Soup”

  1. Cauliflower and walnut soup looks so tempting and delicious..both are my hubby’s favorite,donna try out your recipe soon..quick and easy one!!

    Wow, both favourites with your hubby? He will love this soup.

  2. Love the recipe.. soup looks really delicious…thanks for sharing

    I loved this soup – quite gentle enough for Spring weather. Thanks for your comment.

  3. Cool! I love this idea. I make a tarragon carrot-cauliflower soup regularly, so this will be great for something different.

    Carrot and Cauli sounds nice! It is surprising how nice cauli is in a soup. Thanks Alison

  4. I have made a similar soupd with almonds and it was lovely. I adore cauliflower and in a soup it becomes so sophisticated!

    With almonds – now that sounds wonderful too and would make a great variation. Nice.

  5. Its hard to believe that picture is a soup. I thought it was dessert! 😀

    I never thought about that, but yes, it does look a bit like a yummy dessert. But it is, instead, an intriguing soup. Thanks Aparna.

  6. If I make a Cauliflower soup one key part to making it exceptional – is the blending. Silky is the mouth feel you should be looking for and in order to get that you need to use a powerful blender, or if you have a week one, blend longer. After giving it a really good blitz – add the chopped nuts and bobs your uncle. Yum.
    Nice photo’s.

  7. Ganga, where on earth did you get your gift for photographing lovely things? I’d like the name of the shop, mountaintop or online catalogue please. You are an inspiration!

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