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Insanely creamy and LOW on the calories, this roasted cream of cauliflower Parmesan soup packs a punch of cozy flavors and you'll be wanting bowl after bowl!
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Roasted Cream of Cauliflower Parmesan Soup

Insanely creamy and LOW on the calories, this roasted cream of cauliflower Parmesan soup packs a punch of cozy flavors and you'll be wanting bowl after bowl!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 4 cups)
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Arrange cauliflower, onion, and garlic in a single layer on a greased baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil evenly over vegetables and season with salt and pepper to taste. Roast vegetables at 400F 20-25 minutes or until very tender.
  • In a medium pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Whisk flour into butter until completely smooth and cook 1 minute until golden-brown. Gradually whisk milk, cream, and chicken broth into flour mixture until completely smooth. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until simmering and slightly thickened,
  • Place roasted cauliflower mixture in a high-speed blender and top with milk mixture. Blend on high speed until completely creamy.
  • Return soup to pot and bring to a low simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce heat and simmer at low 10 minutes. Remove soup from heat and whisk in Parmesan until melted, then stir in parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Serve soup hot and enjoy!