Cauliflower, Apple & Sage Soup | Abel & Cole
Cauliflower, Apple & Sage Soup
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Silky smooth cauliflower soup gets an Abel & Cole spin with the addition of sweet apples and crisp sage leaves.
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210 kcal
(per portion)
Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 carrot
  • A handful of sage, leaves only
  • 1 cauliflower
  • 2 apples
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 750ml boiling water
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Peel and finely chop the onion. Peel and crush or finely grate the garlic. Trim and peel the carrot, then chop it into small pieces.

  • 2.

    Pour 1 tbsp oil into a pan and bring to a mediumhigh heat. Pick the sage leaves off their stalk. When the pan is hot, scatter in the sage leaves. Fry for 1 min, till crisp, then scoop them out of the pan and transfer to a plate.

  • 3.

    Turn the heat under the pan down to medium and add the onion, garlic and carrot. Sprinkle in a little salt and pepper. Fry for 4-5 mins, till softened and golden, adding a splash of water if the onion starts to stick.

  • 4.

    Meanwhile, chop the cauliflower into small florets, and finely slice the stalk, discarding the leaves. Cut the apples into quarters and slice out the cores. Roughly chop the apples.

  • 5.

    Add the cauliflower and apples to the pan. Crumble in the stock cube. Pour in 750ml boiling water. Stir to combine, then bring to the boil. Pop on a lid, reduce to a simmer and cook for 20 mins.

  • 6.

    Use a stick blender to whizz the contents till smooth. Alternatively, carefully pour into a blender (in batches, if necessary) and blend.

  • 7.

    Pour the soup into deep bowls, top with the crisp sage leaves and a good crack of black pepper.

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