Tamarind Scented Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Tamarind Scented Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This is a sensuous soup with earthy flavors that hit all the right spots. Tamarind lends a sweet n

Ingredients

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  • 6 Persons

4 heads cauliflower

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Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Typically, only the head is eaten.

4 heads cauliflower

4 garlic cloves, whole

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Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo.

4 garlic cloves, whole

5 shallots, sliced 1/4-inch

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Leeks. Leeks look like overgrown green onions. The stalk formation

5 shallots, sliced 1/4-inch

4-5 tablespoons olive oil

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Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

4-5 tablespoons olive oil

4 cups vegetable stock

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Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm (but may be cool or cold), that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables with stock, juice, water, or another liquid. Hot soups are additionally characterized by boiling solid ingredients in liquids in a pot until the flavors are extracted, forming a broth.

4 cups vegetable stock

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

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Thyme is an evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The most common variety is Thymus vulgaris. Thyme is of the genus Thymus of the mint family, and a relative of the oregano genus Origanum.

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

1 teaspoon ground toasted cumin seed (or more to taste)

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Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to Pakistan/India. Its seeds are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form.

1 teaspoon ground toasted cumin seed (or more to taste)

2 bay leaf

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Bay leaf refers to the aromatic leaves of several plants used in cooking. These include: Bay laurel. ...

2 bay leaf

2 tablespoons tamarind purée

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Tamarind is a sticky, sour-tasting fruit that grows in large brown pods on the tamarind tree, a common fruit tree that grows all over Asia and also in Mexico (see photo of pods below). The fruit is removed from the pods and must be separated from the seeds in order to use it. The taste of tamarind fruit is very sour, so whatever recipe you're making will need sugar or some kind of sweetener. The texture of tamarind is very sticky and paste-like, and the color of tamarind fruit is dark brown. In Thai cooking, tamarind is used for a variety of dishes, from famous Pad Thai noodles to fish and chicken dishes. Tamarind is also a common ingredient in Indian and Mexican cuisines.

2 tablespoons tamarind purée

Pomegranate seeds & pistachio to garnish

Ingredient Image

Pomegranate is a delicious and exotic fruit that is often touted for its health benefits. Adding pomegranate to your everyday meals is a great way to add more fiber, potassium, and Vitamin C to your diet. If you love pomegranate and are looking for more ways to eat it, or if you're just curious about trying pomegranate, then look no further.

Pomegranate seeds & pistachio to garnish

6 heads cauliflower

Ingredient Image

Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Typically, only the head is eaten.

6 heads cauliflower

6 garlic cloves, whole

Ingredient Image

Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo.

6 garlic cloves, whole

10 shallots, sliced 1/4-inch

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Leeks. Leeks look like overgrown green onions. The stalk formation

10 shallots, sliced 1/4-inch

1/3 cups olive oil

Ingredient Image

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

1/3 cups olive oil

6 cups vegetable stock

Ingredient Image

Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm (but may be cool or cold), that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables with stock, juice, water, or another liquid. Hot soups are additionally characterized by boiling solid ingredients in liquids in a pot until the flavors are extracted, forming a broth.

6 cups vegetable stock

1 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

Ingredient Image

Thyme is an evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The most common variety is Thymus vulgaris. Thyme is of the genus Thymus of the mint family, and a relative of the oregano genus Origanum.

1 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

1 1/2 teaspoon ground toasted cumin seed (or more to taste)

Ingredient Image

Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to Pakistan/India. Its seeds are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form.

1 1/2 teaspoon ground toasted cumin seed (or more to taste)

3 bay leaf

Ingredient Image

Bay leaf refers to the aromatic leaves of several plants used in cooking. These include: Bay laurel. ...

3 bay leaf

1/4 cup tamarind purée

Ingredient Image

Tamarind is a sticky, sour-tasting fruit that grows in large brown pods on the tamarind tree, a common fruit tree that grows all over Asia and also in Mexico (see photo of pods below). The fruit is removed from the pods and must be separated from the seeds in order to use it. The taste of tamarind fruit is very sour, so whatever recipe you're making will need sugar or some kind of sweetener. The texture of tamarind is very sticky and paste-like, and the color of tamarind fruit is dark brown. In Thai cooking, tamarind is used for a variety of dishes, from famous Pad Thai noodles to fish and chicken dishes. Tamarind is also a common ingredient in Indian and Mexican cuisines.

1/4 cup tamarind purée

Pomegranate seeds & pistachio to garnish

Ingredient Image

Pomegranate is a delicious and exotic fruit that is often touted for its health benefits. Adding pomegranate to your everyday meals is a great way to add more fiber, potassium, and Vitamin C to your diet. If you love pomegranate and are looking for more ways to eat it, or if you're just curious about trying pomegranate, then look no further.

Pomegranate seeds & pistachio to garnish

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Ingredient Image

Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Typically, only the head is eaten.

2 heads cauliflower

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Ingredient Image

Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo.

2 garlic cloves, whole

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Leeks. Leeks look like overgrown green onions. The stalk formation

3 shallots, sliced 1/4-inch

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Ingredient Image

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

2-3 tablespoons olive oil

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Ingredient Image

Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm (but may be cool or cold), that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables with stock, juice, water, or another liquid. Hot soups are additionally characterized by boiling solid ingredients in liquids in a pot until the flavors are extracted, forming a broth.

2 cups vegetable stock

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Ingredient Image

Thyme is an evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The most common variety is Thymus vulgaris. Thyme is of the genus Thymus of the mint family, and a relative of the oregano genus Origanum.

1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

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Ingredient Image

Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to Pakistan/India. Its seeds are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form.

1/2 teaspoon ground toasted cumin seed (or more to taste)

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Ingredient Image

Bay leaf refers to the aromatic leaves of several plants used in cooking. These include: Bay laurel. ...

1 bay leaf

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Ingredient Image

Tamarind is a sticky, sour-tasting fruit that grows in large brown pods on the tamarind tree, a common fruit tree that grows all over Asia and also in Mexico (see photo of pods below). The fruit is removed from the pods and must be separated from the seeds in order to use it. The taste of tamarind fruit is very sour, so whatever recipe you're making will need sugar or some kind of sweetener. The texture of tamarind is very sticky and paste-like, and the color of tamarind fruit is dark brown. In Thai cooking, tamarind is used for a variety of dishes, from famous Pad Thai noodles to fish and chicken dishes. Tamarind is also a common ingredient in Indian and Mexican cuisines.

1 tablespoons tamarind purée

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Ingredient Image

Pomegranate is a delicious and exotic fruit that is often touted for its health benefits. Adding pomegranate to your everyday meals is a great way to add more fiber, potassium, and Vitamin C to your diet. If you love pomegranate and are looking for more ways to eat it, or if you're just curious about trying pomegranate, then look no further.

Pomegranate seeds & pistachio to garnish

Directions

Serving Suggestion

  • there is no cream added to the pur