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Cauliflower Soup For The Instant Pot

This Cauliflower Soup For The Instant Pot is a tasty smooth and delicious soup to warm your belly in the winter months. EASY AND FAST AND Full of flavor this soup uses inexpensive ingredients. You can make enough for 4-6 people for less than $5!

bowl of cauliflower soup for the instant pot

Simple Cauliflower Soup in the Pressure Cooker

We all know someone who has gone keto low carb crazy, right? They go around making everything out of cauliflower! That isn’t this recipe. This recipe banks on the wholesome goodness of cauliflower to deliver a belly full of delicious belly warming comfort food when you need it most!

This cauliflower soup is EASY, FAST and comes together in just minutes in the instant pot.

Don’t have an instant pot, no worries, we will show you how in a stove top pressure cooker or in a simple stove top stock pot (it just takes a little longer that way).

In fact, look below for links to great deals on both Instant Pot and on a Stove Top Pressure Cooker!

If you want to know how to make this recipe with a food mill, take a look at this recipe.

head of cauliflower on table

Here’s What You’ll Need

onion
cauliflower
green onions (can use shallots, extra onions or onion powder if needed)
garlic (can use garlic powder if needed)
carrot
celery
chicken stock (can use extra Better than Bouillon if needed)
Better than Bouillon
Tumeric
Parsley (fresh is best, but dried will work)
garlic powder/ onion powder
heavy cream
salt and pepper
Splash of lemon juice or vinegar

Here’s How You Do It

It’s easy and delicious (and shhhh, don’t tell, a little bit good for you!)

  1. Cut up your veggies
  2. Put everything into the instantpot or pressure cooker
  3. Pressure cook on high for 18 minutes.
  4. Use a blender or stick blender to blend it all smooth.
cauliflower florets on red background

Equipment You May Need

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Pressure Cooker or Instant Pot

Either one will work for this recipe.

Blender or Immersion Blender

Either one will work for this recipe.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Can I Freeze This Soup?

Yes, you can freeze in a freezer safe container for up to 3 months.

How Long Does This Soup Last?

It will keep in the fridge up to 5 days. You’ll note that the smells gets stronger as each day passes.

Why the Bright Yellow Color?

That’s the turmeric which gives great color and flavor.

soup in a bowl

Tips and Tricks for Perfect Cauliflower Soup for the Instant Pot

  • Cut the cauliflower into bite size pieces for quick even cooking.
  • The liquid does not have to cover the cauliflower in the pressure cooker. No worries, you’ll end up with soup.
  • If you like your soup a little bit more chunky, you do not have to blend until it is completely smooth.
  • You can serve this soup with a baked potato, crusty bread, salad or any lighter dish. It’s a thick and hearty soup and you probably want it to stand alone as the main dish for your dinner.

PRO TIP

Cook up some crispy bacon and sprinkle on the top with some sour cream. If you add a drizzle of olive oil and a few sprinkles of a fresh herb like parsley, you’ll have the perfect delicious dish.

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bowl of cauliflower soup for the instant pot

Cauliflower Soup for the Instant Pot

This Cauliflower Soup For The Instant Pot is a tasty smooth and delicious soup to warm your belly in the winter months. EASY AND FAST AND Full of flavor this soup uses inexpensive ingredients. You can make enough for 4-6 people for less than $5!
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower soup for the instant pot, pressure cooker cauliflower soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 137kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 whole yellow onion chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower chopped
  • 2 bunches green onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 stalk celery strings removed, chopped
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1 Tbs broth concentrate Better Than Bouillon
  • 1 tsp turmeric ground
  • 1 Tbs garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs Onion Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream half and half, non diary substitute or milk are ok to substitute
  • 1 tsp parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • splash of lemon juice (about 1-2 tsp)

Instructions

  • Chop all of your vegetables into bite size pieces and place into the pressure cooker.
  • Add the chicken stock, better than bouillon, turmeric, garlic and onion powders.
  • Seal the lid and set on "soup" for the instant pot OR bring your stove top pressure cooker to full pressure and set timer for 15 minutes. Turn off the stove and Allow to natural release for 5 minutes after timer has gone off. After 5 minutes, release the remainder of the steam.
  • Pour the soup into a blender or use an immersion blennder to blend the soup smooth. Add the cream, parsley, salt & pepper and lemon juice. Serve hot. Garnish with choice of: sour cream, green onion, bacon, olive oil, croutons, cheese and sprinkle of curry powder. Serve with crusty bread.

Notes

  • Cut the cauliflower into bite size pieces for quick even cooking.
  • The liquid does not have to cover the cauliflower in the pressure cooker. No worries, you’ll end up with soup.
  • If you like your soup a little bit more chunky, you do not have to blend until it is completely smooth.
  • You can serve this soup with a baked potato, crusty bread, salad or any lighter dish. It’s a thick and hearty soup and you probably want it to stand alone as the main dish for your dinner.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Soup for the Instant Pot
Amount Per Serving (1 Cup)
Calories 137 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 490mg20%
Potassium 579mg17%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1960IU39%
Vitamin C 50mg61%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Wendi is the writer, CEO and dishwasher at Loaves and Dishes! When not in the kitchen or behind the computer, you can find Wendi serving on International Food Conference Boards, Speaking at various conferences, Leading and Cooking for the local Arts Council's "Taste of Stokes" events or donating home cooked goodies to various local non profits such as the Danbury Songwriters and Stokes Partnership for Children. Wendi is also a Registered Nurse with a Master's Degree and serves on her town's board of councilmen.

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Wednesday 9th of February 2022

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