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Heart-Healthy Soup

View a fun video about how to make this easy, five-step cauliflower soup.

With the temperature dropping, Angela Majerle, a clinical dietitian, can think of no better way to keep warm than with a bowl of soup. “I love this cauliflower soup recipe,” she said. “It’s simple, freezer-friendly, and best of all, comes in at just 80 calories per serving!”

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon unbleached flour (gluten-free is fine, too)
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (vegetarians can use vegetable broth)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, make a roux by melting the butter on low heat.
  2. Add the flour and stir about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken broth, onions and cauliflower and set heat to medium.
  4. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender (about 20 minutes).
  5. Purée with an immersion blender until smooth.

    Season with salt and pepper.