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Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great 2015 and hope we all have an even better 2016. I’m kicking this year off with a delicious healthy recipe: Creamy Spaghetti Squash with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, and Spinach.
The creaminess comes from a cauliflower sauce and this is one of my favorite ways to use the cauliflower sauce recipe.
Welcome back! You didn’t know this until now, but you are in the middle of the Cauliflower Trilogy! I am using one recipe (the cauliflower purée), modifying it (into this cauliflower sauce), and creating a new recipe (Creamy Spaghetti Squash with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, and Spinach – coming very soon). Fun, right?
This stuff is so good.. it’s so silky and creamy, I don’t even miss mashed potatoes. I have tried mashed cauliflower and it doesn’t even come close to this cauliflower purée. I think I could eat this whole recipe on my own, all at once. And I could.. because a large head of cauliflower is only 200 calories with tons of potassium, protein, fiber, and vitamin C.
My favorite soups are definitely the thick and creamy kind. Unfortunately they are not healthy! They usually have cream and flour, which I would prefer to leave out of my soup.
So how can you make a creamy soup without all that cream? Use cauliflower to replace the cream! Don’t be alarmed if you do not like the taste of cauliflower; it’s not my favorite vegetable to eat usually but I love making cauliflower purée and using it as a thickener or a sauce or even to replace mashed potatoes. The taste is completely transformed once the cauliflower is puréed and garlic, seasonings, and butter are added! The result is a delicious healthy creamy mushroom soup!