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Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Delightful, tasty soup
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine British
Servings 4


  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1 medium cauliflower broken into florets
  • 1 medium onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium carrot peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and crushed
  • 1 medium potato peeled and chopped small
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • 400 ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon mustard English, Dijon or wholegrain
  • 1 sprinkling freshly ground black pepper
  • 100 g mature cheddar cheese grated


  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan
  • Add the onion and fry for a few minutes until soft
  • Add the carrot and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes
  • Add the cauliflower
  • Add the stock and milk
  • Bring to the boil
  • Turn down the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, until all the vegetables are soft
  • Place in a liquidizer or use a hand blender to make the soup smooth
  • Return to the pan and reheat
  • Add the mustard and stir
  • Remove from heat
  • Add the cheddar cheese and stir
  • Serve with good crusty bread
Keyword easy soup recipe