Simple Creamy Cauliflower Soup

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small white onion thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 head cauliflower (approx. 2.2 pounds/1 Kg) stalk trimmed and cut into small florets
4 sprigs fresh thyme finely chopped
1.1 liter (4 1/2 cups) vegetable stock
freshly ground black pepper
Garnish (optional): roasted chickpeas, fresh thyme (finely chopped), extra virgin olive oil

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat and sautee the onion and garlic until softened, about 5 minutes,
  2. Add the cauliflower and thyme and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Cover with vegetable stock and simmer on medium heat for about 15 minutes, until the cauliflower is very soft.
  4. Remove from heat, add salt and pepper to taste and carefully blend until smooth using a blender, food processor or an immersion blender.
  5. Add more stock for a thinner consistency.
  6. Serve this simple creamy cauliflower soup in bowls garnished with fresh thyme, roasted chickpeas and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
  7. Enjoy!

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