Cauliflower, Leek and Cheddar Cheese Soup

Gluten Free
Health score
24%
Cauliflower, Leek and Cheddar Cheese Soup
45 min.
4
369kcal
99.43%sweetness
100%saltiness
65.37%sourness
74.45%bitterness
48.8%savoriness
84.52%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • head cauliflower trimmed
  • 1.5 cups leek cleaned thinly sliced
  • tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1.5 tablespoons thyme sprigs fresh
  • cloves garlic chopped
  • teaspoon worcestershire sauce 
  • 32 ounces vegetable stock 
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk fat free
  • cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • tablespoons cheddar cheese shredded for garnish

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • sauce pan
  • blender
  • immersion blender

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add leeks. Cook 5 minutes until softened.
  3. Add cauliflower, garlic, thyme, Worcestershire sauce and vegetable broth. Simmer for 30 40 minutes over medium low until vegetables are very tender.
  4. Remove from heat and either blend with an immersion blender, or in batches in a blender. If you use a blender, return the mixture to the pan and add evaporated milk and cheese. Cook over medium heat for 3 5 minutes to melt cheese.
  5. Serve topped with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Calories369kcal
Protein18.76%
Fat54.31%
Carbs26.93%

Properties

Glycemic Index
59.5
Glycemic Load
4.5
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
23.368260869565%

Flavonoids

Apigenin
0.11mg
Luteolin
1.32mg
Kaempferol
1.41mg
Myricetin
0.1mg
Quercetin
0.83mg

Taste

Sweetness:
99.43%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
65.37%
Bitterness:
74.45%
Savoriness:
48.8%
Fattiness:
84.52%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:369.37kcal
18.47%
Fat:22.98g
35.35%
Saturated Fat:11.66g
72.86%
Carbohydrates:25.65g
8.55%
Net Carbohydrates:21.77g
7.92%
Sugar:14.8g
16.44%
Cholesterol:61.41mg
20.47%
Sodium:1307.54mg
56.85%
Protein:17.86g
35.71%
Vitamin C:79.77mg
96.7%
Calcium:548.1mg
54.81%
Phosphorus:421.87mg
42.19%
Vitamin K:41.51µg
39.53%
Vitamin A:1736.97IU
34.74%
Vitamin B2:0.54mg
31.94%
Folate:119.17µg
29.79%
Potassium:809.92mg
23.14%
Manganese:0.46mg
23.12%
Vitamin B6:0.44mg
21.89%
Selenium:13.77µg
19.68%
Vitamin B5:1.72mg
17.2%
Zinc:2.5mg
16.66%
Magnesium:66.01mg
16.5%
Fiber:3.87g
15.5%
Iron:2.11mg
11.71%
Vitamin B1:0.15mg
9.86%
Vitamin E:1.34mg
8.93%
Vitamin B12:0.53µg
8.76%
Copper:0.14mg
7.2%
Vitamin B3:1.12mg
5.58%
Vitamin D:0.31µg
2.04%
Source:Foodista