Cauliflower Bacon Soup

Winter comfort food should always involve easy soups and bacon. This cauliflower bacon soup is not only super tasty but totally customizable — make it as creamy or smooth as you like. We made ours chunky! To make it low-carb, just nix the potatoes. We bet this is going to become one of your favorite recipes for soup! Also, it’s totally gluten-free!

Cauliflower Bacon Soup

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Course: Soups/Stews
Cuisine: American
Protein: Pork
Cut: Bacon
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 148kcal


  • 6 slices ButcherBox Bacon medium dice
  • 1 small onion small dice
  • 2 ea russet potato peeled, medium dice
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into small florets
  • 6 c vegetable broth can substitute with water, chicken stock or milk
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat a large stock pot over medium-low heat. Once pot is hot, sauté bacon and onions for 5 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 35-45 minutes, or until potatoes and cauliflower are fork-tender.
  • Using an immersion blender puree soup. For a chunky rustic soup simply use a potato masher to mash vegetables. For a smoother silky soup use a stand blender to puree. For a creamer richer soup substitute either half or all of the stock with milk, cream or your favorite nut milk.
  • Season to taste with extra kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper if needed.
  • Serve cauliflower bacon soup with a simple green salad for a light dinner or lunch. Enjoy!


Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 70.8mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is a chef and Manager of the ButcherBox Test Kitchen. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the sous chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.