Cauliflower and Blue Cheese Soup

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25min


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About this recipe: With a chunky texture and a rich, blue-cheese flavour, this winter vegetable soup couldn't be simpler to prepare. Serve with hummous and pepper slices for a substantial meal in a flash.

Jan Cutler

Ingredients
Serves: 4 

  • 1 small cauliflower, divided into small florets
  • 2 small leeks, diced
  • 1 small potato, peeled and chopped
  • 900ml vegetable stock, made with stock cubes
  • 125g Gorgonzola cheese, roughly chopped

Method
Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Put the cauliflower, leeks and potato into a pan and add the stock and seasoning. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat. Cover and simmer gently for about 14 minutes or until tender.
  2. Transfer half the soup to a food processor or blender and purée until smooth. Return to the pan. (Alternatively, use a hand-held blender straight in the pan to process the soup lightly, leaving a chunky appearance.)
  3. Heat the soup gently until boiling, then remove from the heat. Add the cheese and stir lightly. Ladle into bowls and serve immediately.

Swaps

For Gorgonzola, try Roquefort or Dolcelatte. * For cauliflower, use broccoli.

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Reviews (3)

Pollyf
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Delicious - a good hearty simple to make soup. - 11 Jan 2012

JAXXX
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1

This is really tasty and simple to make - 06 Oct 2012

MichaelNimravus
1

A very tasty, very easy to make soup. Nice with a swirl of garlic olive oil and some crusty bread. - 14 May 2012

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