Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Creamy Cauliflower Soup ~ Lean and Green Recipe

Creamy Cauliflower Soup 

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
Vegetarian Dish


3 cups cauliflower florets
2 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp onion powder
8 oz (2 cups) reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese
Chives for garnish (optional)


1.     In a medium pot, steam cauliflower florets in about one-quarter to one-half cup of water on medium-high heat until tender.
2.     Mash cauliflower.  Add broth, salt, garlic powder, and onion powder to pot, and bring to a boil.
3.     Remove from heat.  Stir in cheese/
4.     Transfer mixture to a blender (or use an immersion blender) and puree soup until smooth.  Serve immediately.

TSFL Medifast Vegetarian Option- Per serving: 1 Lean, 3 Green, 3 condiments

Lean & Green Meal: 370 calories, 13g carbohydrates, 42g protein