Rich and Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe

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Scarlett Published: May 12, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Rich and Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Create a comforting dish with this easy cauliflower soup. You get a dish that’s creamy, cheesy, hearty, and still full of nutrition.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3tbspbutter
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • ¼cupflour
  • 2cuphalf and half
  • cupwater
  • 14½ozchicken broth,(1 can)
  • 2lbscauliflower,chopped into 1-in pieces
  • cupsharp cheddar cheese,shredded
  • ½cuppepper jack cheese,shredded
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1tspdijon mustard

For Optional Toppings:

  • green onions
  • bacon bits
  • additional cheese


  1. In a large pot, melt 3 Tablespoons butter and cook the chopped onion until translucent and golden brown. Whisk in the flour. Gradually stir in half and half, water and chicken broth.

  2. Add the chopped cauliflower and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium low and allow the cauliflower to cook for about 15 minutes until tender.

  3. In a blender or immersion blender with the center of the top removed to allow steam to escape, blend the soup in batches until smooth. Return to the pot.

  4. Heat soup to medium heat and add in dijon mustard and cheese and stir until melted. Serve with optional toppings.


  • Calories: 420.04kcal
  • Fat: 30.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.62g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.65g
  • Fiber: 3.51g
  • Sugar: 8.39g
  • Protein: 18.47g
  • Cholesterol: 90.62mg
  • Sodium: 661.90mg
  • Calcium: 433.95mg
  • Potassium: 698.22mg
  • Iron: 1.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 236.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 75.10mg
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