April Fool's Day recipe: Cauliflower Milkshake

Author: Canadian Living

Serve this creamy soup to enjoy before dinner in fun heatproof glasses with parfait spoons.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups sodium-reduced chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup 10% cream

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, celery, garlic, bay leaf and salt, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent, about 8 minutes.

Stir in cauliflower, 3 cups (750 mL) water and stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until cauliflower is fork-tender, about 10 minutes. Let cool slightly. Discard bay leaf. With handblender or in batches in blender, pur?soup until smooth. (Make-ahead: Let cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate, uncovered, in airtight container until cold; cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

Strain soup into clean saucepan. Stir in cream; heat over medium heat, stirring often, until steaming.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 421 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 79.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 21.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 75.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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