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Simple Golden Cauliflower Soup

The simplest foolproof cauliflower soup with turmeric and cayenne (vegetarian, vegan). 

Add the optional rice topping below, come up with your own add-ins, or eat it on it’s own with a good piece of bread.


Cauliflower Turmeric Soup

  • Olive or avocado oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 head of cauliflower roughly chopped
  • 1 liter of vegetable or chicken broth
  • Cayenne salt, and pepper to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice or favorite vinegar to finish

Optional topping

  • Olive or avocado oil
  • 5 scallions thinly slices
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup shredded kale
  • Salt


To make the soup:

  1. In a large pot, heat enough oil to cover the base of the pot over a medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.

  2. Add everything else besides the lemon and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes until cauliflower is tender.
  4. Blitz with a stick blender. Taste for seasoning and finish with lemon juice.

To make the topping:

  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over a medium-high heat. Add scallions and cook for 2-3 minute until starting to turn golden.
  2. Add rice and cook for another 3 minutes. Stir in kale and cook for another minute. Season with salt and divide between bowls of soup.