Useful properties of tasty foods such as cauliflower, known for a very long time. It contains more nutrients than conventional kinds of cabbage, but at the same time has a very pleasant, well-recognizable flavor. The color is recommended to use not only for adults, young children, it is well suited. In ancient times, this vegetable was used even for medicinal purposes.
Today, one of the most popular dishes is the soup of cauliflower, which is perfectly assimilated, different soft and thick texture, can be prepared only with vegetables or meat, based on chicken broth with dumplings and croutons, grated cheese and cheese.
Here are some very simple and delicious recipes that you can easily prepare your own based on the use of simple and inexpensive products. For kids meals are more gentle, for adults - with cheese and wine as an ingredient.
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How useful cauliflower?
Before you go to cooking, take a look at what is so useful cauliflower for the human body. The fact that it is composed of many nutrients and minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, mineral salts, dietary fiber. All of this contributes to a more precise and correct operation of the intestines and stomach. All proteins in this vegetable is easily digestible, cabbage is considered a dietary, useful product. It is recommended for healthy and sick people.
Most soups cauliflower recommended for kids who are still immature gastric mucosa, that is, do not take all of the products. Even frozen cabbage is excellent for cooking.
But there are contraindications to be clearly observed. Dishes of this product can not be there for people with diabetes, with serious liver, stomach, pancreas and biliary tract.
For kids it is recommended to cook soups and cabbage from one year, unless contraindicated by the attending physician.
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Delicious Recipes for every day
Cream of cauliflower - it is stunningly delicious, healthy dish that is equally recommended for adults and children. We offer some very interesting and delicious recipes that will help you to diversify your diet, add the vitamins and minerals with the help of aromatic and delicious cabbage inflorescences.
The richness of flavor soup puree for adults
Adult food has always been more diverse than for babies, as delicate and sensitive mucosa in children takes not all products, but in this case cauliflower soup for adults are not much different from children. To begin with we give a few recipes exclusively for adults, and then move on to a tasty dish for the kids.
Soup with broccoli and cheese
To prepare this soup will need to take:
300 grams of cauliflower
300 g of broccoli
two full cup of cream,
hundred ml of dry white wine,
200g unsalted cheese,
salt, pepper, nutmeg.
The dish is cooked very simply: cabbage disassembled into individual florets, cut the potatoes into small pieces, like the rest of the ingredients. In a saucepan, pour two cups of water, wine, vegetables, bring to a boil and cook for about fifteen minutes. Then pour the cream into the soup, spices, remove from heat. After it has cooled, stir it in a blender until a beautiful, thick smooth.
Before serving, it is recommended to sprinkle each plate soup cheese, finely grated.
Soup with dumplings for true gourmets
This delicious recipe is likely to appeal to gourmets. For the preparation must take:
small head cauliflower,
half liter of chicken broth (boil and cool it in advance)
40 g of butter,
40 g flour
two yolks of eggs,
300 ml of the cream,
For the dumplings have to prepare 75 g of breadcrumbs, 10 g butter, one egg, a little milk, salt and pepper. For accurate selection of ingredients, experts recommend use of kitchen scales. To any dish turned out delicious and properly prepared, you should follow all proportion.
We start from the preparation of the soup, which we heat the butter in a saucepan, then add the flour and stir everything. A few minutes later poured the broth (150 ml). The resulting thick sauce off the heat, is cooled slightly. Stragglers of the broth is heated, it flows into the sauce, mix well. This also adds whipped in a blender cabbage, eggs, salt, pepper and milk.
Start making dumplings for what crumbs of bread, butter, eggs, milk and spices stir together. From the resulting dough we make small balls and add to the soup.
On the table, the soup is served not only with the dumplings, but with finely chopped herbs, you can decorate it with small pieces of pre-boiled cauliflowers cauliflower, sprinkle with grated cheese.
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Delicate soup for children
Soups Cream of cauliflower is very useful for children, but they need to use more dietary ingredients than for foods grown cuisine. Here are some excellent recipes that are characterized by extreme simplicity. They will love your children.
Soup called "Sheep Meadow"
It is extremely tasty soup of cauliflower, which can be decorated with figures of sheep inflorescences and leaves of parsley. This soup can give babies ranging from one year. It is very useful and tasty, your child will be happy to have him. This dish is different shielding effect, and why it is recommended for children aged one to three years when mucous membrane of the stomach is still very sensitive, and other products is not recommended to give.
How useful this dish? It contains vitamins C, PP, B1, B2, potassium, iodine, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and many other substances. In addition, cauliflower, contained in the composition of cooked dishes, allows to eliminate toxins, prevents the formation of malignant tumors, and for the poor child's body is important. Himself soup can not only cook over low heat, but in a double boiler, which allows to maintain all the useful properties of the ingredients.
To make this soup into two portions need to take the following products:
two tablespoons of fresh or frozen green peas (dry can not be taken);
200g cauliflower (can be frozen, but the children preferred to take fresh);
one large carrot;
a couple of sprigs of herbs (parsley, dill);
one full tablespoon of sunflower oil.
First, put on the fire a pot with water and bring it to the boil (about 300 ml). At this time, clean the carrots, onions, and then grind. You can boil and chop it all depends on taste. After that, throw the vegetables in boiling water, cover with a pan lid, make a small fire. Fifteen minutes later, add the soup cauliflower, green peas, bring it to a boil, cook for about five minutes. Greens should be washed, finely chopped, add to the pot. The soup should boil, and only then it can be turned off.
The pan should be cool. At this time, do the remaining inflorescences and green decorations in the form of two sheep, that is a cut cabbage and greens, then on the surface of the soup spread it in the form of little animals. Two large inflorescences - a bullock, and two small - head, eyes - cloves, horns will parsley.
Vegetables and broth in a blender fray a little solyatsya added oil. Cream of cauliflower poured skeet, decorated with sheep. To this dish can be served crackers, small pieces of lean boiled meat, it is a variety of flavors, make the soup more attractive to children.
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Cream soup for the whole family
Another homemade recipe that like any child, and will be very useful for him - a creamy soup of cauliflower and cheese. Preparing it is very easy, the total cooking time is about forty minutes. Himself soup or stew can be cooked on request, and obtained a portion big enough and nutritious to feed the whole family.
For the preparation of such products must be taken:
one large potato;
liter of water;
full tablespoon of cream;
grated cheese (about 100-200 grams, depending on how you like cheese in these dishes, but it turns out very tasty);
minced meat (you can take any lean meat, chicken and suitable);
one small onion (you can substitute green onions).
Start cooking this way:
you must first clean the cabbage and separate the florets from each other, cut all the darkened space;
cabbage should be dipped in boiling salted water;
Potatoes cut into cubes, also falls into the broth;
the soup is cooked for about 15 minutes, it is necessary to tightly cover the pan lid;
finely cut onion and a little fried in vegetable oil (if you use green onions, then saute it is not necessary);
minced added to the onions, a little roasted, mixed. Then in the pan add a quarter cup of plain water, it closes the lid and blend stewed until tender;
at this time to clean and carrots rubbed on a fine grater, add to the soup;
check the potatoes - if it is easy to prick with a fork, you can remove the pan from the heat, let cool and then passed through a blender, the soup should be thick and uniform. To soup was delicate, it is recommended to add the cream.
Pour soup gets in hot dish, just before serving sprinkle with grated cheese, green onions.
Cauliflower - is a very useful vegetable that you must have not only children but also adults.
The high content of vitamins and trace elements make cabbage simply indispensable in the diet of all, but it is best to use it in various dishes, and do not dwell on any one. Excellent for this soup of cauliflower, which turns out very tender and delicious.
Today, there are a variety of recipes, many of which have been specially designed just for children, but there is also a shared kitchen for meals with meat broth, cheese, croutons. Making them is easy, it is not special skills required, and the result is very impressive and fast, useful for all. Worth a try!