Cauliflower Soup
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil and butter
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced, or more to taste
  • 1 rib of celery, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 4 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
  • ½ head of cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 medium potato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1-2 teaspoons garam masala or curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Large spoonful plain yogurt or sour cream
  1. Put the olive oil and butter into a large saucepan or soup pot and heat it over medium heat until it shimmers.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onions soften, then add the carrots and celery and cook them for about five minutes.
  3. Add the broth, cauliflower pieces, potato, ginger, garam masala, and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the vegetables soften, about fifteen to twenty minutes.
  4. Take off the heat, and use a potato masher to make a smoother soup or use a stick blender to puree it.
  5. Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.
  6. Before serving, stir in a large spoonful of yogurt or sour cream.
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