Cauliflower Potato Soup

The Community Kitchens resumed activities in September.  The first kitchen to kick start is the Senior Cooking Club at South Arm Community Center.

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Minoo and Marian led the first kitchen. Marian will be in-charged of the Senior Cooking Club for the next 4 weeks as I was told. The recipes for this kitchen were sourced by Marian. The first recipe was Cauliflower Potato Soup.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups cubed potatoes, about 5 medium potatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cauliflower, cut into flowerets
  • 6 cups of water or chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cream or soy milk, optional
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste

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P/S: the garlic is not supposed to be in the above photo

Source: unknown via Marian

Yields: 4 to 6 servings

Instructions

Cauliflower-Potato-Soup-2In a pot, saute onions and celery with butter until the onion is translucent in medium heat.
Cauliflower-Potato-Soup-3Add the potatoes and let it brown for a bit, but not burnt.
Cauliflower-Potato-Soup-5Add the cauliflower and stir to mix.

Add the water or chicken broth and bring it to a boil. Simmer until the vegetables are tender.

Season with salt and pepper.

Cauliflower-Potato-Soup-6Blend the soup with a hand mixer in the pot. Add cream or soy milk if using until blend well.
Cauliflower-Potato-Soup-7Marian passed the soup through a sieve to get a smooth soup like the gourmet soup we get at high end restaurant.

However, this step is not necessary.

Transfer to a cup or soup bowl, sprinkle with a pinch of nutmeg and serve.

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