Delicious Cauliflower Chowder Recipe

Cauliflower Chowder

Delicious Cauliflower Chowder Recipe

This cauliflower chowder is the perfect comfort food for a cold winter night. You could puree the cauliflower or chop into chunks light we have in the recipe below. Either way, it’s hearty but still light and delicious. Enjoy this chowder any time of year!

Cauliflower Chowder

Yields: 6 servings | Time: 45 minutesCauliflower Chowder


  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 head cauliflower, roughly chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate; set aside.Cauliflower Chowder
2. Melt butter in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, carrots and celery. Cook, stirring occasionally until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in cauliflower and bay leaf. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes.Cauliflower Chowder
3. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and milk, and cook, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened about 3-4 minutes.Cauliflower Chowder
4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until cauliflower are tender, about 12-15 minutes. Remove bay leaf and then season with salt and pepper to taste. If the chowder is too thick, add more milk as needed until desired consistency is reached.
5. Serve immediately, garnished with bacon and parsley if desired.Cauliflower Chowder

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  • Tara

    Yum always trying to find healthy soup recipes and I think I found one. I am going to Pin this. Looks so delicious!

  • June S.

    ((Delicious Cauliflower Chowder Recipe) This really sounds like something that I would enjoy making for the hubby and I. Easy to make too-

  • I love the Delicious Cauliflower Chowder Recipe. Have been looking for a cauliflower soup recipe and this sounds like a dousy

  • denise226

    this would be great i love cauliflower chowder thanks so much for the recipe denise smith

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