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Golden Cauliflower Leek Soup

Golden Cauliflower Leek Soup

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A silky smooth golden soup made with cauliflower, leeks, almonds and turmeric.



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 cup slivered almonds (or cashews)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 67 cups water or stock
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Add the oil to a large pot and heat over medium/high heat. Add the leeks, cauliflower and garlic and cook for 3-5 minutes. Add the almonds, salt, pepper, and turmeric and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the water and bring the mixture to a boil, then simmer until soft, about 5-10 minutes. In batches, add the soup to a blender and blend until smooth. (You can also use an immersion blender). Finish the soup with lemon juice and salt to taste.


This recipe is adapted from Pinch of Yum.