Saturday, February 4, 2012

Cauliflower Curried and Cauliflower Soup ( How To Cook )

              Hello! and welcome back here today on Garden The Easy Way, this is Ken and Marilou.  

              Yesterday we shared with you how to plant and grow Cauliflower, today Marilou and I would like to share two very tasty recipes that we found on the Internet on how to cook cauliflower. We hope you all enjoy these cauliflower recipes.      

**Cauliflower Curried     ( How To Cook )    


1 large head cauliflower, broken into small florets
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream  of chicken soup  
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup milk  
2 teaspoon curry powder
12 wheat crackers
1/4 cup melted butter    


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. Place cauliflower in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm. Drain, and place in a greased casserole dish.

3. In a large bowl, mix together soup, mayonnaise, milk, and curry powder. Pour over cauliflower. Crush crackers, and mix with butter. Sprinkle over cauliflower.  

4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.          


**Cauliflower Soup       ( How To Cook )  


2 stalks celery, chopped  
1 onion, chopped  
3/4 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons olive oil  
1 head cauliflower, coarsely chopped
6 cups chicken broth
ground black pepper to taste  


1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute the celery, onion and carrot in olive oil for 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Remove from heat and set aside.  

2. Steam cauliflower in a colander over boiling water or in a steamer until tender. Mash.  

3. Add the mashed cauliflower to the vegetable mixture, return to stove top over medium heat and add the chicken broth. Pepper to taste and simmer for 15 minutes or until soup is heated thoroughly.    

Well that's it for today, we hope to talk here again tomorrow on Garden The Easy Way. Until then, this is Ken & Marilou wishing you all Happy Gardening Always.