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Onion Cauliflower Soup

 Published 2012-Apr-01   Updated 2013-Nov-13

- Submitted by Dahlia

(Creamy Soup in a bread bowl)

Recipe For Onion Cauliflower Soup

Serves - 2


For the bread bowl

  • Round Bread - 2
  • Butter (melted) - 2 tbsp

For The Soup

  • Onions - 1 cup (sliced lengthwise)
  • Cauliflower florets - 1 cup
  • Garlic  - 2 cloves (minced)
  • Butter/ Olive oil - 2 tblsp
  • All Purpose Flour/ Corn Starch - 1 tblsp
  • Chicken/Vegetable Stock - 2 cups
  • Whole milk/ cream - 1 cup
  • Oregano - 1/4 tsp
  • Saffron strands - a pinch (soak it in the milk)
  • Salt - as needed
  • Pepper - as needed


To Prepare The Bread Bowl

  1. Cut the tops off the round bread, scoop off the center to make a hollow bowl.
  2. Brush the inside of the bread bowl with melted butter.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F and bake the bread bowls for about 20 minutes till it turns crispy.

    Bread bowl

To Prepare The Soup

  1. Heat the butter/oil in a sauce pan and sauté the minced garlic for about 30 seconds.
  2. Add the onions and cauliflower and sauté till both turn a little soft.
  3. Now add the flour and mix for a minute.
  4. Add the stock slowly and keep mixing it. Let the soup come to a boil.
  5. Now add the oregano, saffron with milk, salt and pepper as needed. 
  6. After it boils, reduce the flame and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes till you get a thick creamy soup.

    onion cauliflower soup

To Serve

  • Pour the hot soup into the crispy bread bowls and enjoy.

    onion cauliflower soup in bread bowl


  • You can make other soups using the same recipe like onion soup, potato soup, corn soup, mushroom soup, chicken soup or mixed vegetable soup.

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