Cauliflower Leek Soup with Chives and Sour Cream

Cauliflower Leek Soup with Chives and Sour Cream

Ingredients:

  • 1 large cauliflower cut into medium sized florets
  • 2-3 leek stalks white and light green parts finely cut
  • 2 medium potatoes peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 4 tbsp finely cut chives
  • 5 cups broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream  (soup can also be made without the sour cream)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil

Directions:

  • In a large pot heat 2 tbsp olive oil and cook leeks until translucent and tender.

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  • Add the cut cauliflower, potatoes, salt and pepper to taste.  Cover and cook vegetables on medium heat until vegetables become tender. About 10 minutes.

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  • Once the vegetables are tender add broth and bring soup to a boil.

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  • Turn the stove off and blend soup into a puree.  Place back on the stove and add more water if the soup is too thick and warm through.
  • Next add sour cream and chives and mix in. Soup is ready.

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  • Serve cauliflower leek soup with garnish of chopped chives.

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