Cauliflower and Red-Pepper Chowder Recipe

Looking for an easy Cauliflower and Red-Pepper Chowder recipe? Learn how to make Cauliflower and Red-Pepper Chowder using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by muttlover

Makes 5 servings



Recipe altered from cookinglight.com - I subtracted some ingredients because I don't like them/have them, so check the recipe for the full list of ingredients if you're curious! http://food.cookinglight.com/cooking/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=231723&package_id=231730

Recipe Ingredients for Cauliflower and Red-Pepper Chowder

1 tablespoon butter
2/3 cup minced shallots (about 4 large)
1/2 cup sliced celery
2 cans vegetable broth
1 1/2 cups water
6 cups finely chopped cauliflower florets (about 1 head)
2 cups finely chopped red bell pepper (about 2 medium)
1 cup potato
1 cup skim milk
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon dried basil

Recipe Directions for Cauliflower and Red-Pepper Chowder

  1. Melt the butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat.

  2. Add shallots and celery; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

  3. Add broth and water; bring to a boil.

  4. Add cauliflower, bell pepper, and potato; return to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until potato is tender. Stir in milk and black pepper. Cool slightly.

  5. Place 1 1/2 cups soup in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.

  6. Pour the pureed soup into a large bowl. Repeat the procedure with an additional 1 1/2 cups soup.

  7. Add the remaining soup to the pureed soup, and stir in basil.

  8. Return the soup to the pan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.

  9. Remove from heat.

  10. Spoon 2 cups soup into each of 5 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream. (optional)

Categories

Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 566.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
144
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
844mg
35%
Potassium
864mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
18.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
10.1g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 218%
Calcium 10% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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