My cheesy cauliflower and white bean soup is a delicious way of creating a twist on the classic combination of cauliflower cheese in the form of a healthy versatile bean soup. Low in fat but packed with essential protein this makes a great, quick healthy lunchtime staple.
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Cheesy Cauliflower and White Bean Soup

Cheesy cauliflower and white bean soup is a delicious way of creating a twist on the classic combination of cauliflower cheese in the form of a healthy versatile bean soup.
Course Lunch
Cuisine International
Keyword cauliflower cheese soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 204kcal
Author Neil

Ingredients

  • 1 L vegetable stock
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 400 g cauliflower florets chopped
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 250 ml cold skimmed milk
  • 100 g low fat soft cheese
  • 400 g can white beans rinsed and drained e.g. Cannellini beans / butter beans / white kidney beans
  • Low fat grated cheddar cheese to garnish

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, add the stock and bring it to the boil.
  • Add the onion and cauliflower, turn the heat down and allow the vegetables to simmer for 30 minutes until soft.
  • Blitz the vegetables in a blender or by using a stick blender to a creamy consistency.
  • Return the creamy vegetable stock to the saucepan and heat gently
  • In a jug, add the corn flour to the skimmed milk and stir together well to remove any lumps.
  • Add the milk mixture to the saucepan of stock and stir in the low fat cheese. Keep stirring until the soup has thickened and to remove any lumps.
  • Add your chosen white beans and heat through for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve garnished with a little low fat grated cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.7g | Protein: 11.9g | Fat: 7.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.2g | Cholesterol: 21.2mg | Fiber: 5.1g | Sugar: 4.6g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 2.5mg