Cauliflower and leek soup

Cauliflower and leek soup



  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 leek, rinsed and sliced finely
  • 6 cups water
  • 6 tsp chicken flavoured stock powder
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and diced


In a saucepan fry the leek gently in the butter for 4 minutes with a lid on. Stir frequently.

Add the water, cauliflower, potatoes and stock powder.

Bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes until all vegetables are soft.

Liquify with a stick mixer or blender. If the soup is too thick add a little water to thin it out.

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  • This a great winter soup to fill you up and packed full of vitamins.
  • It will take you less than 20 mins to make and freezes well.
  • I used chicken flavoured stock powder in the recipe to make it vegetarian but you can replace it with shop bought or homemade stock for extra flavour.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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