Gluten Free/ Low Carb/ Soups/ Vegetarian

Cauliflower Vichyssoise with Chive Cream

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Cauliflower vichyssoise is a chilled soup that is perfect for summer.

The texture is delightfully creamy and it makes a change for gazepcheo too.  Low in carbs and gluten free it is a refreshing lunch or satisfying supper.



1 large cauliflower, trimmed and cut into florets

1 litre water

1 tspn salt

1 bunch chives

240ml single cream

salt and pepper


  • Put the florets into a saucepan and add the water and 1 tspn salt.
  • Cut half of the chives into pieces and add to the cauliflower.
  • Bring the cauliflower to the boil, cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Blend the mixture with a blendor or food processor.  Add the 75% of the cream and blend until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper and allow the soup to cool.
  • Cover and put in the refrigerator.
  • Put the remaining cream and chives into a small saucepan and bring to the boil.  Season and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Transfer to a blender, puree until smooth and add to the cauliflower mixture.
  • Cool, cover and refrigerate.
  • Serve with chopped chives.
  • Slurp, eat and enjoy!


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