Are you a cheater?
Does your spouse or significant other know?
C'mon- Now is the time to fess up!
I admit it.
I am a cheater.
Well, maybe not in the way
that you think!
My family thinks I slave away for hours
preparing my super delicious (ahem) meals.
Well, I am here to tell you that
sometimes cheating is a
Take the case of
Creamy Cheesy Cauliflower Soup
Do I start with a fresh head of cauliflower?
Do I wash it and cut it and steam it?
No! I! Do! Not!
This is how I start MY SOUP!
I microwave it as per instructions on the package.
While that is microwaving
I take 1/3 cup of butter and melt it
in a sauce pan.
Then I stir in 1/3 cup flour with a whisk.
After stirring for a few minutes
I add 2 cups of milk and
2 cups of chicken broth
2 Tablespoons of onion flakes.
and cook and stir for about 5 minutes
While that is cooking I put the bag of
Cheesy Cauliflower in the blender
and process until smooth-
(We like ours a bit chunky).
Then throw it into the crockpot
along with the soup mixture from the pot.
Add 1 cup of shredded cheddar and
cook on low until cheese is completely melted.
This is SO good on a cold winter's day.
If you want it even thicker
you can stir a few
dried potato flakes into the crockpot.
You will get rave reviews.
Ladle it up and throw a
few cut up green onions on top
to make it purdy!
Serve with a side salad and crusty bread.
water on your forehead so that it
looks like you have been slaving
over a hot stove all day.
It really gives you a lot more
I would ever do anything like THAT!
Here's the recipe:
Here's the recipe:
Cheesy Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Micowave 1 family size bag of 3 cheese cauliflower veggies
While that is microwaving:
Melt 1/3 cup butter
Stir in 1/3 cup flour (I use Wondra but reg flour will do)
Slowly add: 2 cups Swanson’s Chicken Broth
2 cups milk (or ½ and ½ )
Stir in: 2 Tablespoons onion flakes (or onion powder to taste)
Cook for a few minutes until thickened and bubbly
Using blender- puree bag of cheesy cauliflower then put in crockpot
Add soup mixture from stove top
Add 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Cook on low until cheese is melted and ready to serve
If you want thicker soup stir in potato flakes until you reach desired consistency