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The BEST Cauliflower Cheese Soup recipe
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The BEST Cauliflower Soup Recipe

This really is the BEST Cauliflower soup recipe!  It is smooth, creamy, rich and delicious.  You can customize it by topping it with any flavors you want to make it the ultimate meal.  This soup is not only delicious when you make it, but it is just as good reheated for lunch or dinner again the next day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 bowls
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Kimber


  • 2.5 pounds cauliflower florets
  • 8 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2.5 cups chicken broth can use low sodium
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar grated
  • Topping Options
  • Bacon crumbles
  • Green onion
  • Sour cream
  • Additional cheddar
  • Hot sauce
  • See post for additional ideas


  • Chop the cauliflower in to roughly even 2-3 inch pieces.  Add the cauliflower, garlic, chopped onion, chicken broth, salt and pepper to the pot of the slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6-8 hours.
  • Once it is done cooking, add the cream cheese and cheddar to the slow cooker.  Use an immersion blender to blend the soup until smooth.
  • Serve hot and garnish with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


  • Store leftover soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week, or in the freezer for up to three months.
Dietary Considerations:
This recipe is naturally gluten free*, low carb, friendly for low carb and keto diets, and can be easily modified to be vegetarian
*Guten free- The soup is gluten free, however some topping suggestions listed may contain gluten. Check ingredients to confirm gluten exclusion.
Vegetarian- Replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth and omit any toppings containing meat.
Nutrition facts are calculated on only the soup and toppings are not included.  These are provided based on my best estimation for the recipe and may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you make to the recipe.  I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use for the most accurate calculation.
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Serving: 11/4 cup | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 3623mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g