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Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

Sodium
This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
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Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.

 

"When I'm a Duchess," she said to herself (not in a very hopeful tone though), "I won't have any pepper in my kitchen at all. Soup does very well without. Maybe it's always pepper that makes people hot-tempered," she went on, very much pleased at having found out a new kind of rule, "and vinegar that makes them sour-and camomile that makes them bitter-and-and barley-sugar and such things that make children sweet-tempered. I only wish people knew that; then they wouldn't be so stingy about it, you know-" -Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

The refrigerator light goes on...

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Cauliflower, onions, salt, olive oil, goat cheese - it takes so little to make something rich and creamy. Drizzle a 1/2 teaspoon of aged balsamic vinegar over this for a real treat.

 

 

Cream of Cauliflower Soup



Servings = 2 | Serving size =about 1 1/2 cups as an entree

Cooking Time = 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe makes great leftovers. Serves 2 as main course; 4 as an appetizer or side dish.

1 medium head cauliflower (cut into small flowerets)
3 quarts water
2 tsp olive oil
1 large white onion (diced)
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup water
2 ounces semi-soft goat cheese

Cream of Cauliflower Soup, a recipe from Dr. Gourmet
Place the water in a large pot fitted with a steamer basket over high heat.

When the water is boiling, add the cauliflower and steam for 18 minutes. Remove and let cool.

While the cauliflower is steaming place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add the onion and cook slowly for about 10 minutes, adjusting the heat so that the onions become soft and translucent but do not brown.

Place the onions, salt, and water in a blender and puree until smooth.

Slowly add the cauliflower and puree until smooth.

Add the goat cheese and puree until smooth.

Reheat gently and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = about 1 1/2 cups as an entree

Servings = 2

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 142 Calories from Fat 60
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 6g 11%
    Saturated Fat 3g 13%
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g  
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 264mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
    Sugars 7g  
Protein 7g  
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 120%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
Vitamin K 24 mcg Potassium 582 mg
Magnesium 35 mg