Roasted Cauliflower White Cheddar Soup Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower White Cheddar Soup Recipe

How To Make Roasted Cauliflower White Cheddar Soup

Roasted cauliflowers bring a whole lot of new flavors to this creamy white cheddar soup. Whip up a delectably rich side of this in just under one hour!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • lbcauliflower,(1 head), cored and chopped into small, bite size pieces
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3tbspbutter
  • 1cupyellow onion,finely chopped
  • tbspall purpose flour
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • 3cupsmilk
  • 14ozchicken broth,low sodium
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 1tspdried parsley
  • ¼tspdried thyme,slightly heaping
  • 1bay leaf
  • ¼tspgranulated sugar
  • 4ozsharp white cheddar cheese,shredded, plus more for serving if desired
  • 1ozparmesan cheese,slightly packed, finely grated


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Place the cauliflower on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and toss to evenly coat. Spread into an even layer and season lightly with salt and pepper.

  3. Bake in the oven for about 25 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and set aside.

  4. In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add in the onion and sauté for about 4 to 5 minutes until tender.

  5. Add in the flour and cook, stirring constantly for 1½ minutes, adding in garlic during the last 30 seconds of cooking.

  6. While whisking, slowly pour in the milk followed by the chicken broth and cream. Add in the parsley, thyme, bay leaf, sugar, roasted cauliflower and season soup with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, then reduce the heat to low. Puree 3 cups of the soup in a blender and return to soup in the pot.

  8. Remove from heat, then stir in sharp white cheddar and parmesan cheese.

  9. Serve warm, garnished with additional shredded white cheddar and with fresh bread or croutons. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 649.04kcal
  • Fat: 45.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 24.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.68g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.61g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.83g
  • Fiber: 7.17g
  • Sugar: 19.20g
  • Protein: 25.22g
  • Cholesterol: 118.67mg
  • Sodium: 1624.54mg
  • Calcium: 594.70mg
  • Potassium: 1347.76mg
  • Iron: 2.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 370.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 140.47mg
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