Soups

Cauliflower Cheese Soup Panera Bread Copycat

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I've never had Panera Bread's version of this soup so I'm not sure how it compares. I know this was very good and hearty, the sharp cheddar that I used really complimented the bland creaminess of the cauliflower.

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1 bag (16 ounce) frozen cauliflower
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
1 cup chicken broth
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups white sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
Cook frozen cauliflower according to package instructions. Drain cauliflower and chop. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Puree in a...
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Nutritions

Calories
385

Sodium
468mg
19% DV

Fat
33g
51% DV

Protein
11g
22% DV

Carbs
6g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV

I love entertaining, even if it is for a smaller group these days. I look forward to dinners with my kids, their spouses, and especially my little grandson. I always try to serve foods that’ll keep them wanting to come back for more, like my Corn Dip.

Corn Dip with Mexican Style Sour Cream Ingredients:
2 cans (15.25 oz) whole kernel sweet corn
1/2 cup onions ( diced )
1 can (4 oz) green chilis ( fire-roasted and diced )
1/3 package block style cream cheese ( full fat )
3/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese ( shredded )
3/4 cup Pepperjack Cheese
1/2 cup LALA Crema Mexicana
1 package tortilla chips
cilantro ( for garnish )
PAM Spray or similar
Nutritions

Calories
8879

Sodium
3818mg
159% DV

Fat
742g
1142% DV

Protein
90g
180% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
15g
62% DV