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Offline sullygirl

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Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« on: May 24, 2011, 01:54:29 am »
Cauliflower and Bacon Soup:

Serves 4

Ingredients:

10g butter
2 rashers of bacon
1 onion
1/2 medium head of cauliflower - roughly chopped into large florets
2 cups chicken stock
Splash of white wine
4 tablespoons of cream



Preparation:

Peel onion, cut in half and place in bowl.
Cut rind off bacon and add to onion.
Chop - 5 secs on speed 7.  Scrape down sides.
Add butter and white wine.  Cook 5 mins 100 degrees on stir ^^
Add cauliflower, chicken stock and cook on 100 degrees for 15 minutes on 'soft'
Add cream and blend on speed 7 for 1 minute.

Serve with a parsley garnish or crusty bread.




Tips/Hints:
I used Philadelphia cooking cream rather than 'real' cream in this recipe and it was light and delish!


tips/hints from members

JD - I use speed 1 as my machine doesn't seem to move enough on soft speed.
I used about 3 rashers of bacon, 350g cauliflower, 530g stock and 75g cream and cracked black pepper really adds to the flavour of this lovely cup of soup.

Bonsai - added a bit of sour cream that needed using up plus some blue cheese.

Cookie1 - I used milk instead of cream.

DJ - used ham in lieu of bacon

anneaussie - Didn't have cream so used light cream cheese.  No white wine so I put in a slurp of champagne.  

Brumington -  I added four bits of bacon cause I love it and put in some Philadelphia and milk at the end cause I had no cream. I used teninas chicken stock powder for the chicken stock.

JenJan - I don't bother with the cream and I use a splash of dry sherry instead of white wine.
« Last Edit: July 02, 2014, 01:32:39 pm by judydawn »
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2011, 03:23:56 am »
This was a quick, delicious soup sullygirl although I did cook it for 25 minutes as the chicken stock hadn't even reached 100o after 5 minutes.  I also used speed 1 as my machine doesn't seem to move enough on soft speed.
I used about 3 rashers of bacon, 350g cauliflower, 530g stock and 75g cream and cracked black pepper really adds to the flavour of this lovely cup of soup. With ingredients usually on hand, this was so easy to whip up.  Thanks for this recipe.
« Last Edit: May 24, 2011, 03:31:48 am by judydawn »
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2011, 03:32:36 am »
Thanks for the feedback Judy...and yes a typo in the final cooking time - 15 mins not 5 mins.  Cheers :)
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2011, 12:33:48 pm »
Made this for dinner tonight and it was a winner with everyone. DS12 didn't realise it had cauliflower in it  ;) so I didn't enlighten him.
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2011, 12:57:10 pm »
A really yummy soup - added a bit of sour cream that needed using up plus some blue cheese - kept the kids off it so more for DH and I  ;)

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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2011, 05:01:04 am »
This was really easy and really yummy!  Will definitely make again.  Thanks!
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2011, 11:23:32 am »
Thanks for this yummy recipe.  I pretty much doubled the recipe, it didn't quite fit but it by cramming as much cauliflower and stock in the TMX bowl as I could without going over the 2lt line, I managed to make quite a bit!  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2011, 10:27:41 am »
Yummy we love this soup.  I follow JD's tweaks, although I just cook it for 15 minutes at the end. :)

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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2011, 11:06:59 am »
Made this for dinner tonight and it was beautiful - highly recommended. 

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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2011, 10:19:58 am »
I made this tonight and it is BEAUTIFUL. 

Bought a whole cauliflower for $2 so this was cheap to make!

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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2011, 05:33:50 am »
I'm making this tonight. It is raining and although not cold I feel like some soup.
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2011, 08:35:35 am »
We loved it. I used milk instead of cream.
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2011, 12:04:54 am »
Yum! I used pancetta instead of bacon, because thats what we had to hand. I'm actually not a big fan of meat, but it was quite subtle. Also cant remember if I had cream, sour cream or just used milk (made it a few weeks ago now). But either way it was totally delish. Will definitely make again!

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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2011, 08:54:20 am »
Welcome Rainbowrachel, glad you joined us! If you get a moment, why not pop over to the introduce yourself thread and tell us a little about yourself so we can get to know you.
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Re: Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2011, 07:40:15 am »
This sounds sooo yummy. I'm adding it to my must try recipes when my thermomix arrives. (soon hopefully)