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Slow Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup
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Slow Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Slow Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup the ultimate comfort food that is cheesy, hearty, and loaded with veggies.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 563kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2.5 pounds cauliflower florets 1 large cauliflower head
  • 2 large Russet potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth or veggie broth for vegetarian
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened and cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz sharp cheddar grated
  • 8 oz fontina cheese grated

Toppings:

  • Chopped dill
  • Chopped parsley
  • Chopped green onions
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Bacon crumbles

Instructions

  • Chop the cauliflower into smaller pieces and set aside.
  • Add the cauliflower, potatoes, onion, garlic, and butter to the slow cooker. Add the broth and seasonings: salt, pepper, paprika, dried parsley, dried oregano, stir well.
  • Add cream cheese cubes on top.
  • Deglaze the pot with the beer if using, scrape the bottom using a wooden spoon.
  • Close and cook on LOW for 6 hours or on High for 3 hours.
  • 30 minutes before cooking time is done, use an immersion blender to blend the soup until smooth, leaving just a few chunks. Add the cream, and shredded cheeses. If the soup is too thick add more cream or broth.
  • Taste and adjust for salt and pepper. Let the soup cook for 30 more minutes, for the cheese to fully melt.
  • Serve garnished with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 563kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1799mg | Potassium: 1235mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1337IU | Vitamin C: 108mg | Calcium: 652mg | Iron: 2mg