Rustic Cauliflower Soup

I really don’t know how else to describe the wonderful flavor of this cauliflower soup, then rustic! The thyme really gives it a woodsy flavor and I love it.

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

If you are looking for soup recipes, you might enjoy my recipe for tortellini Soup, Copy-Cat Cracker Barrel Vegetable Soup, or Split Pea Soup with Ham 

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Rustic Cauliflower Soup

The thyme in this soup gives it a wonderful rustic flavor. Delicious!
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Cook Time: 30 minutes
Author: Melissa


  • ¾ c. chopped onion
  • 1 stalk of celery chopped
  • 2 Tblsp. of butter
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • ½ tsp. salt I used sea salt
  • ½ tsp. ground thyme
  • ¼ tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 head of cauliflower florets
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 Tblsp. cornstarch
  • Optional - Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese


  • In a large stock pan, Saute the onion and celery until tender - stir often
  • Add the broth, salt, thyme and pepper
  • Bring the soup to a boil, and then reduce the heat to simmer
  • Allow to simmer, covered, for 20 minutes
  • Add the florets and cover again. Cook for 5 more minutes
  • Using a cup or bowl, Stir the milk and cornstarch together until smooth
  • Add the milk into the soup
  • Bring the soup back up to a boil, and continue to cook, stirring until thickened


Serving Suggestions

  • Bread, or Wheat Crackers
  • Sprinkle Cheddar Cheese on top


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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Heather @ My Overflowing Cup

    Thanks so much for sharing this very timely recipe, Melissa!

    I was planning on making cauliflower soup for lunch tomorrow so this recipe is perfect timing. I’ve never used thyme before, but it sounds delicious.

    This will be our lunch tomorrow for sure.

    1. Melissa

      Aw! That’s so nice. Thank you for commenting. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!