Better Nutrition June 2019


Masala Cauliflower Soup

Serves 4

Creamy soups are a great opportunity to

sneak some more vegetables and—surprise,

surprise—protein into your diet. This heavenly

spiced soup is a nutritious companion to

any meal.

1 Tbs. grapeseed oil

1 yellow onion, chopped

½ tsp. salt

1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 Tbs. ginger, chopped

1 Tbs. garam masala powder

¼ tsp. cayenne powder

¼ tsp. black pepper

2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

⅓ cup unflavored protein powder

Juice of ½ lime

1 cup unsweetened plain cashew milk

1 cup crunchy chickpeas (optional)

½ cup cilantro, chopped

1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium

heat. Add onion and salt; cook until onion

has softened and is beginning to darken,

about 5 minutes. Add cauliflower, garlic,

and ginger to pan, and heat 3 minutes.

Stir in garam masala, cayenne, and black

pepper, and heat 30 seconds more. Pour

in broth and 2 cups water. Bring to a boil,

reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer

20 minutes.

2. Place soup in blender or food processor,

along with protein powder and lime

juice, and blend until very smooth.

Return to pan, stir in cashew milk, and

heat through.

3. Divide soup among serving bowls and

garnish with crispy chickpeas (if using)

and cilantro.

Per serving (with whey protein powder):

160 cal; 14g prot; 6g total fat (1g sat fat); 15g

carb; 30mg chol; 460mg sod; 4g fiber; 7g sugar

JUNE 2019 • 33

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