Friday, February 28, 2020

Creamy Asparagus & Cauliflower Soup Amongst Concord The Bacon

It's difficult to brand a patently onetime vegetable soup alongside a well-stocked fridge. You wishing to brand a light, healthy, restorative soup, but every bit yous grade inward the refrigerator for the vegetables, your manus has to overstep things similar butter, cheese, as well as crème fraiche; non to cite dealing alongside bacon’s sweet, smoky, siren song.

But this time, I resisted all temptations as well as somehow managed to proceed this fairly pure. I don’t await yous to exhibit the same restraint. However, if yous do, you’ll endure rewarded alongside a delicious bowl of soup that despite beingness dairy-free, looks as well as feels pretty creamy. We bring cauliflower to give cheers for that.

The soup looks similar a classic cream of asparagus, as well as your eyes volition fool your palate to a certainly extent. In add-on to giving it a dainty color, the bumpy superfood likewise provides a smoother texture to the soup than the less starchy asparagus could accomplish alone.

Speaking of dainty color, endeavor to become your hands on some nasturtiums. They are quite prophylactic to eat...I’ve heard from several people...and bring a really subtle watercress-like flavor. They’re non fried bacon, but what is? Anyway, whether yous conduct to accessorize this soup or not, I promise yous give it a endeavor soon. Enjoy!

Ingredients for near 8 cups of soup:
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3 chopped cloves garlic (you tin likewise add together diced onions, leeks, shallots, etc at this betoken every bit well)
*6 cups chicken broth, or H2O for yous vegetarians
1 caput cauliflower cutting into modest florets (about 1 3/4 lb)
2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
salt as well as pepper to taste
cayenne pepper to taste 
nasturtium petals for garnish
*use to a greater extent than or less broth to conform soup to your desired thickness.