*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER AND CHEESE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Cheese/eggs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Water
    1       md           Onion, chopped fine
    2       ts           Basil
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
    2 1/2   c            To 3 c cauliflower florets,
                         -cut to uniform size
    2       tb           Butter
    2       tb           Flour
    1       c            Hot chicken stock
    2       c            Milk
      1/4   lb           Cheddar cheese, cut into
                         -small pieces
 
   If you want to cut down in the fats in the recipe, use
   margarine and skim milk for the butter and the milk.
   
   In a heavy 4 qt kettle, cook water, onion, basil,
   salt, and pepper covered for 5 minutes over medium
   heat.  Add cauliflower.  Cover and cook until
   cauliflower is soft, about 15 minutes.
   
   In a medium saucepan, melt butter.  Add flour and mix
   until none of the flour remains white.  Slowly add hot
   stock.  Stir with whisk until smooth. Pour into soup
   and mix well.  In saucepan, heat milk. Add cheese and
   stir over low heat until melted.  Add to soup.  Mix
   well and heat until soup begins to steam.
   
   Serves 6 to 8.
   
   Posted by Ellen Cleary. Courtesy of Fred Peters.
  
 
 
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