Here is a soup that is perfect for this time of year, The evenings are cooler , the variety of local produce is not quite so robust, but there are beautiful heads of cauliflower. Gorgeous to look at and delicious to eat. It’s just a few simple steps to having a warming bowl of cauliflower soup, balance with peppery arugula. This is definitely a recipe you will want to make over and over again during the cold season.
From by the bay, wishing you warm white soup memories!
Cauliflower and Arugula Soup
- 2 pounds cauliflower ( 1 medium head) florets broken off and stalk chopped
- 4 cups chicken stock
- 1 large potato , peeled and chopped
- 2 cups half and half
- 1/4 cup scallions chopped, white part only
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup arugula leaves
- 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
Place all ingredients ( except arugula, salt and pepper) in a large pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Turn down heat and bring to a simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until cauliflower starts to soften. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add arugula and mix and serve. Or place in the container and refrigerate until ready to use. Heat and serve.