Cauliflower Soup

J Vineyards & Winery has been at the forefront of the wine and food experience since our first tasting program launched in 1999. All of the recipes have been created by our J Culinary Team to pair perfectly with our exceptional portfolio of varietal and sparkling wines.

Serves Serves 20

Ingredients:

4 large or 6 small heads cauliflower, roasted about 20 minutes or until golden 
Olive oil for skillet 
3 onions, chopped 
5 cloves garlic, sliced 
½ teaspoon nutmeg 
4 bay leaves 
¼ bunch thyme, tied as bouquet garni 
5 + quarts water 
Chicken base or boullion to taste 
1 ½ cups heavy cream or half and half 
Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Roast cauliflower as directed above. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat. Saute onions and garlic in olive oil. Add nutmeg, bay leaves and thyme. Once vegetables are softened, add water; bring to a boil and add cauliflower.  

Remove some soup for vegetarian portions as needed, then add chicken base and cream.   

Puree until smooth.

 

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