Mint & Cauliflower Soup w Orange Cream

Mint & Cauliflower Soup w Orange Cream
The orange and mint in this soup complement each other, the cashews make it nice and creamy. Simple to make but very tasty :-)
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Cuisine: vegan
Recipe type: soup
Serves: 4-5
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You need
  • 2 ltrs water
  • 1 head of cauliflower, in florets
  • 3 hands of fresh mint leafs plus an extra 5 leafs per person for topping
  • 2 tbsp of vegetable stock powder (or about 4 cubes)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup of soaked raw cashew nuts
  • juice & zest of 1 orange, plus a zest for topping
To do
  1. boil the water with the vege stock powder, cauliflower and the mint
  2. while cauliflower is boiling, blend the cashews with the orange juice and zest into a nice smooth cream - dilute a little bit if need be, with water or more orange juice
  3. cook cauliflower till it is soft, then switch heat off and let cool down for a few minutes
  4. add the other 2 hands of mint and the garlic, blend in blender or with stick blender
  5. if you need pour back into pan and just keep warm on stove
  6. pour in bowls, place a few dollops of the orange cream in the middle and top with fresh chopped mint and a little orange zest

 

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