creamy cauliflower soup, sans cream

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was an easy one, Creamy Cauliflower Soup, Sans Cream. Saute some onions, boil some cauliflower, give it a whir in the blender, apply topping of choice, dinner is served.

I topped mine with a few drops of truffle oil and paired it with cheese toast and tomatoes (because this dish was screaming out for a little color!). It was the perfect interlude to the holiday feasting season.

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18 Responses to creamy cauliflower soup, sans cream

  1. Cher says:

    This dish absolutley needed some color – cheese toast and tomato sounds like a really good lunch idea right now…
    Have a great weekend.

  2. We are definitely on the same wavelength the truffle oil and I paired it with cheese too. Yours looks fantastic.

  3. I read about the truffle oil in time to add it to my last bowl and it´s the best way to eat it! It looks wonderful Rose. Have a great weekend!

  4. Krissy says:

    I agree…this dish needed color and something with some good flavor. This soup is like a base wanting something more. You have a great idea.

  5. Lola says:

    I think you are right – this soup was the perfect interlude in the holiday feasting season. Something I could eat without thinking about the calorie count! Wish I had some truffle oil; I bet that was good!

  6. Andrea says:

    Rose, sounds like you really enjoyed the Cauliflower Soup and to pair it with fresh bread, cheese and tomatoes sounds like a wonderful idea – soup and sandwich, real comfort food (especially when it is snowing so much today)!
    Have a good weekend!

  7. Oh I could go for that cheese on toast right now 🙂

  8. tammycirceo says:

    I totally agree that color was needed … I added black: mussels! So good.

  9. Oh, yeah, cheese toast was a great idea…along with the truffle oil! You would have loved the mussels, too 🙂

  10. teaandscones says:

    Simple and delicious. I have some left, now I need some truffle oil.

  11. Great idea pairing the soup with cheese toast and tomato. Love the truffle oil.

  12. Mary Hirsch says:

    Cheese toast and tomatoes. I think it is the perfect combo with the rather plain and simple cauliflower soup. And, when I have leftover soup for lunch tomorrow, I might do just that. You’re right, this is a silky and smooth white soup – rather plain in color. I used walnut oil/toasted walnuts but your truffle oil certainly intriques me.

  13. Nana says:

    Perfect with cheese and tomato sandwiches. Looks great. We loved the soup and I will certainly do this again. No guilt to worry about.

  14. Maria says:

    I like this soup so much I could eat everyday with all types of toppings!!!!

  15. I bet it was wonderful with the truffle oil.

  16. An absolutely lovely lunch, Rose! Your soup looks perfectly delicious! Truffle oil sounds like such a wonderful topping…yum!

  17. betsy says:

    Great accompaniment, Rose! I love cheese toast with tomato soup but never thought to pair it with this one. I have leftovers, so I get another chance!

  18. Teresa says:

    The brightness of the tomatoes looks lovely beside that soup. I agree that it’s a great antidote for all the rich foods at this time of year.

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