Cauliflower Soup With Toasted Garlic


A bit of toasted garlic gives this soup a unique flavor.

Overhead View of Cauliflower Soup With Toasted Garlic in a White Bowl
This dairy-free soup has minimal ingredients but lots of deep flavors. Get the recipe. Photo: Paul Sirisalee
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 serves


  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 small head cauliflower, chopped

  • 5 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves

  • kosher salt and black pepper


  1. Cook the garlic in the oil in a large pot over medium heat, stirring, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes; remove and reserve the garlic.

  2. To the pot, add the cauliflower, chicken broth, thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

  3. Transfer the mixture to a blender and puree until smooth. Top with the garlic, a drizzle of olive oil, and additional thyme before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

111 Calories
7g Fat
5g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 111
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 675mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Calcium 20mg 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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