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Best Cauliflower Soup Recipe Ever

  • Author: Sandra Flegg
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings


Creamy and cheesy this cauliflower soup is super easy to m make and is delicious. Basic ingredients make this a simple family soup recipe for a busy day.


4 tbsp. butter

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 medium head of cauliflower

5 cups chicken stock

1 and 1/2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese

1/4 cup cream

1/8 tsp. salt

Freshly ground pepper


1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, melt 3 tbsp. of butter over medium heat. 

2. Add chopped onion and cook, stirring often for 6-7 minutes or until onion has softened.

3. Add 1 tbsp. butter and chopped cauliflower and cook over medium heat, stirring often for 10 minutes.

4. Add 5 cups of chicken stock and gradually bring to a boil.

5. Reduce heat and cook over low-medium heat for 20 minutes. (cauliflower should be very tender)

6. Carefully transfer soup mixture to a blender and blend until smooth. 

7. Transfer soup mixture back to the cooking pot and heat soup over low-medium heat. 

8. Gradually add in the cream in slow, steady stream stirring constantly. 

9. Add in grated cheddar, 1/2 cup at a time, scattering to cover all areas. (Do not just drop it into one area).

10. Continue to stir for another 2 minutes. 

11. Soup is best served hot.




Storage Instructions:

Leftover soup may be stored, covered in the refrigerator for up three to four days.. Reheat in a saucepan over low heat or in microwave oven.


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Calories: 332
  • Sugar: 6.7 g
  • Sodium: 594.9 mg
  • Fat: 23.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 13 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.7 g
  • Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 15.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 64.7 mg

Keywords: soup, cauliflower