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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Saffron

A family favorite recipe! Quick and easy vegetarian creamy cauliflower soup with saffron. You will love the delicate flavors and it goes will with a nice crusty bread. If you are a cream soup fan this is a must try recipe! 

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 12
Calories 64 kcal
Author Analida


  • 2 lbs cauliflower 1 head
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion medium size, sliced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1/3 cup celery chopped
  • 2 potatoes medium baking type, peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp saffron
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 3 Tbsp curly parsley finely chopped


  1. Break cauliflower head into florets and rinse.
  2. In a soup pot heat olive oil on medium. Saute the onion and garlic and sprinkle with salt, and pepper. Stir in the celery.
  3. Add the cauliflower florets,potatoes, and vegetable broth and allow it to come to a boil. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add in the saffron threads.
  4. Cover and simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until the florets are soft.
  5. Add the half and half, nutmeg and stir well.
  6. Next, using an immersion blender puree the solids until you get a smooth silky texture.
  7. Garnish with parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Saffron
Amount Per Serving
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 716mg 30%
Potassium 209mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 6.3%
Vitamin C 12.3%
Calcium 3.3%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.