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Cheesy Cauliflower Puree

  • 2 heads cauliflower, broken into florets
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ stick butter
  • 8 oz. sharp, shredded cheese
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Mix 1st 3 ingredients together in a lg. microwave-safe bowl, and heat on high for 8 min. Stir, and microwave another 8 min.  Transport to a blender or food processor, along w/ the remaining ingredients.  Puree until smooth.

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Slow Cooker Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup

  • 3 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower florets
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ cup diced shallot
  • 1 lg. diced carrot
  • 3 ½ – 4 cups veg. broth
  • Salt, black pepper, and hot sauce to taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz. shredded extra sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

Place all but the last 3 ingredients in the slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hrs., or until veg. are tender. Add remaining ingredients, and puree the soup until smooth.

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

• 1 head cauliflower, broken into small pieces
• 1 tbsp. cream cheese
• 2 tbsps. grated parm. cheese
• 1 clove minced garlic
• ½ tsp. salt
• Pepper, to taste
• Chives, to taste
Boil the cauliflower in a lg. pot for about 6-7 min. (or until completely tender). Drain and pat dry. Add the cauliflower, as well as the next 4 ingredients, to a food processor. Blend until the mixture resembles mashed potatoes. Garnish w/ chives, and serve with additional butter.

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

1 head cauliflower, broken/cut into florets
1 cup chopped carrots
1 diced onion
3 diced celery stalks
2 cloves minced garlic
4 cups chicken or veg. broth
12 oz. evaporated milk
½ cup milk
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
shredded cheddar and bacon bits, as desired
Add first 6 ingredients to the crockpot, and cook on low for 4 hrs. (or until veg. are soft). Add both milks; turn the crockpot to high; and cook for 1 hr. Season the soup w/ salt and pepper. Blend w/ a mixer until smooth. Stir in cheese until completely melted, and garnish with extra cheese and bacon bits.