Cauliflower Soup with Blue Cheese Croutons

Cauliflower Soup with Blue Cheese Croutons served on a wooden board and topped with chives
  • 4 servings
  • 30 minutes to prepare
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  • 250ml milk
  • 400ml vegetable stock
  • 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 large potato, cubed
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 slices sourdough
  • 100g blue cheese
  • Handful of chopped chives


You can prepare this easy cauliflower soup in advance, it’s perfect for lunches – just make sure the crouton is made freshly to order.

  1. Combine the milk, stock, cauliflower, potato, onion, and garlic in a large saucepan. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat then reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, until the vegetables are very tender, about 18 to 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile toast the sourdough slices and top with the blue cheese. Cook under a hot grill until the cheese has melted.
  4. Puree the soup, in batches, in a blender until smooth. Add chives and pulse to combine. Season to taste and serve with the blue cheese croutons.

Chefs tip

It doesn’t have to be blue! Try your favourite cheese and bread combination to create your croutons, or keep it light and enjoy the soup without the croutons. Make the soup dairyfree by increasing the stock to 650ml and leaving out the milk.