nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 100
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat: <1 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 89 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 14 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Apple and Tarragon

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Apple and Tarragon

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

This soup gets its golden hue from a pinch of ground turmeric.
  • 5 cups chopped cauliflower florets (1 lb.)
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 ¼ cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 small onion, diced (1 cup)
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon, plus more for garnish
  • 1 pinch ground turmeric

1. Bring cauliflower, apple juice, broth, onion, and coriander to a boil in saucepan over medium heat. Cover, and simmer 15 minutes, or until tender.

2. Blend cauliflower mixture, tarragon, and turmeric in blender until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Garnish with tarragon.

September 2010 p.74

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I added a pealed sliced apple to cauliflower instead of the apple juice and doubled up on the Veggie broth. With a little cinnimon with tarragon, salt and pepper. Delicious.

Sydney - 2013-01-18 18:17:01

I love this soup. I put an apple in instead of the apple juice and substitute more broth for the liquid. It has been such a crowd pleaser.

keb - 2012-10-17 20:29:58

I'm thinking I would prefer this to be more savory. I may use instead of the amount of apple juice, a combination of more stock w/ some unsweetened applesauce. Or, coconut milk! mmmm!!

Jacki - 2011-03-27 13:42:51

i found this a little too sweet. i think i will give it another try but with real apples instead of apple juice - maybe it will change the sweetness?

Foodie - 2010-11-09 13:42:28

Great - Went with Apples vice Apple Juice. Threw some Broccoli in cause a had a little to us up. Nice!

MIchael - 2012-02-12 11:31:11

I loved this soup. I didn't find it too sweet but I added another cup of stock. I used a whole cauliflower, about 2 pounds and kept some whole, just a preference. I used (dried) fennel since I didn't have tarragon, but it also has a licoricey flavour. I worried about it being too strong so I only added a bit. The flavour works well with the apple. Do add salt and pepper.

Amanda - 2011-04-26 09:11:19