Cauliflower and gruyere soup

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Cauliflower and gruyere soup
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into pieces
  • 2 potatoes, chopped
  • 6 cup (1.5l) chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cup (185g) grated gruyere cheese
  • 8 slices baguette


Cauliflower and gruyere soup
  • 1
    In a large saucepan, heat oil on medium. Cook onion for 5 minutes, until soft. Add cauliflower and potato and stir for 2 minutes, until coated. Add stock and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 20-25 minutes, until vegetables are tender. Season to taste.
  • 2
    Preheat oven grill on high. Cool soup slightly; blend until smooth in a blender or food processor. Return to pan and stir through 1 cup of gruyere. Reheat soup on low.
  • 3
    Toast one side of baguette slices under grill for 1 minute, until just dry. Sprinkle remaining gruyere over untoasted side of bread slices and return to grill for another 3 minutes, until cheese is golden and melted. Ladle hot soup into cups or bowls and top each with a grilled cheese toast to serve.