Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup


SourceStephanie Biggs, RD, LDN, CDE
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
25 minutes
Total time
35 minutes


Cozy up with a bowl of comfort food you can not only enjoy but feel good about too!


Head of cauliflower
Medium white onion (peeled and diced)
5 clv
Garlic (peeled and minced)
3 c
Vegetable stock
2 T
Olive oil
3 c
1⁄2 c
Freshly-grated parmesan cheese
Sprigs fresh thyme
Small pinch of sea salt and black pepper


  1. Prepare cauliflower by washing, trimming stem, separating core from florets, and cutting into pieces.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large stockpot. Sauté onion for 5 minutes, then add garlic and sauté 2 minutes.
  3. Add in chopped cauliflower, vegetable stock, and thyme. Cook until a simmer is reached, then reduce heat to medium-low and cover, allowing to simmer for about 20 minutes. 
  4. Very carefully transfer the soup into a blender (do not fill blender to top with hot soup, do in small batches if needed). Puree soup until smooth.
  5. Transfer back to pot and stir in milk, grated cheese, and seasoning.
  6. Serve immediately.

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