Gluten Free/ Low Carb/ Soups

Cauliflower, Cheese and Jalapeno Soup

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I love cauliflower cheese, and to add some Jalapeno peppers and make a soup with it just seems the perfect comfort food for the cold weather.   Or when you fancy a cheesey soup!



1 head of cauliflower, trimmed and cut into florets

1 onion, peeled and chopped

3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped

4 jalapeno peppers, deseeded and chopped

500ml stock (I use vegetable but you could use chicken too)

1/2 tspn garlic powder

2 cups grated Cheddar Cheese

2 tblspn olive oil

salt and pepper


  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and add the garlic, jalapeno and onions.  Cook for about 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add the cauliflower florets and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add stock and garlic powder, bring to the boil, then simmer for about 20 minutes until the cauliflower is tender.
  • Add the cheddar cheese and season to taste.  Cook for about 5 minutes until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve, slurp and enjoy!

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  • Reply
    Charlene Tijerina
    January 24, 2015 at 2:33 pm

    This has a good flavor with a little kick. I followed this directions and the soup doesn’t look like this! You really should mention in the directions that it needs to be blended and I don’t know what kind of cheese you used but it wasn’t cheddar. My soup was yellow. I just think that when you post a picture of a recipe it should be what it looks like after having followed the recipe. Many times I pick a recipe because of the way it looks.

    • Reply
      January 26, 2015 at 5:51 pm

      Charlene, I used Cheddar Cheese…considering there are many varieties which can vary from country too, this would account for the difference in colour. The pictures I use are for each recipe and are taken after I have made them.

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    Heather C
    September 30, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    Mmmmm I cant wait to try this, during the cool fall/winter months! 🙂

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    Big Hungry Gnomes
    May 6, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    I am a huge fan of cauliflower cheese so this silky soup, flavoured with cauliflower and sharp chedder, with a little kick of garlic and jalapeno sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing wonderful recipe

    • Reply
      Angie C
      May 6, 2012 at 7:15 pm

      Thanks for stopping by!

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