Best Soups Series: Paleo Cauliflower Soup Guide – A Look at 21 Different Types of Paleo Cauliflower Soup including slow cooker, bacon, coconut milk and AIP versions

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Making Paleo Cauliflower soup? Our roundup of 21 of the best paleo friendly cauliflower soup recipes will help you find a recipe that fits your style and preferred ingredients
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If you are searching for a paleo cauliflower soup recipe, you are in the right place. Below are 21 cauliflower based paleo soup recipes, one for any preference or style. The recipes are grouped into categories such as AIP or slow cooker versions, to help you quickly locate the perfect recipe for you.

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AIP Paleo Cauliflower Soup Recipes

Paleo Cream of Cauliflower Soup from Pure and Simple Nourishment - AIP/SCD/GAPS Friendly, Bone Broth, Bacon

Paleo Cream of Cauliflower Soup from Pure and Simple Nourishment – AIP/SCD/GAPS Friendly, Bone Broth, Bacon

Paleo Cream of Cauliflower Soup from Pure and Simple Nourishment – AIP/SCD/GAPS Friendly, Bone Broth, Bacon
This AIP friendly and flavorful creamy cauliflower soup uses tarragon and fresh chives for flavoring along with coconut flour and full fate coconut milk for thickness, creaminess and consistency. The cauliflower is boiled and combined with bone broth and bacon fat for a rich broth.

 

 

Chilled Cauliflower Leek Soup from the Paleo Cajun Lady - AIP, Leek, Bone Broth, Bacon

Chilled Cauliflower Leek Soup from the Paleo Cajun Lady – AIP, Leek, Bone Broth, Bacon

Chilled Cauliflower Leek Soup from the Paleo Cajun Lady – AIP, Leek, Bone Broth, Bacon
This version of cauliflower leek soup is designed to be served cold. The soup is AIP compliant and gets its flavor from garlic, bone broth (chicken or beef) for the stock and a good helping of bacon fat and cooked bacon crumbles.

 

 

Cauliflower Leek Soup with Crispy Shrimp from Stephanie Myers Fresh Tart - AIP, Chicken Broth, Leek, Shrimp

Cauliflower Leek Soup with Crispy Shrimp from Stephanie Myers Fresh Tart – AIP, Chicken Broth, Leek, Shrimp

Cauliflower Leek Soup with Crispy Shrimp from Stephanie Myers Fresh Tart – AIP, Chicken Broth, Leek, Shrimp
This unique cauliflower soup blends sauteed cauliflower with leeks, along with chives and mizuna or arugula, spinach or watercress. The soup which is AIP compliant is based on chicken broth and cooked with olive oil (no coconut milk in this recipe). Fried shrimp is used as a garnish on this recipe, another unique feature.

Browned/Roasted cauliflower soup paleo Recipes

Curried Paleo Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Grubs - Roasted, Chicken Stock, Curry

Curried Paleo Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Grubs – Roasted, Chicken Stock, Curry

Curried Paleo Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Grubs – Roasted, Chicken Stock, Curry
This version of Paleo Cauliflower soup throws a curry blend into the flavor profile, including coriander, turmeric and cumin. The cauliflower and onions is first roasted and then combined with chicken stock for a rich, hearty soup. Cocunut milk, roasted cashews and fresh parsley are other elements that combine to make a full flavor soup.

 

 

Golden Cauliflower Soup from Clothes Make the Girl - Beef Broth

Golden Cauliflower Soup from Clothes Make the Girl – Beef Broth

Golden Cauliflower Soup from Clothes Make the Girl – Beef Broth
In this version of Paleo Cauliflower soup, a crowd favorite, chopped cauliflower is browned in a pot before adding beef stock and other vegetables, including carrots, onions and garlic. Coconut milk is used to add creaminess to the soup and some delicious and unique garnish options are suggested, such as toasted slivered almonds and ghee or minced dried dates and chopped pacans.

 

 

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Roasted Cauliflower French Onion Soup from dashofsavory
This soup, a version of the classic French onion soup, uses roasted cauliflower to create a creamy version of French onion. Omit the optional creme fresh to follow a strict paleo diet, which omitting that one ingredient also makes the soup qualify as paleo vegan friendly. This recipe was originally included in our roundup of paleo French onion soup recipes, but is included here as well due to the heavy influence of cauliflower in this recipe.

Paleo Cauliflower Soup Slow Cooker Recipes

Creamy Crockpot Cauliflower and Carrot Soup from Health Home Hapiness – Slow Cooker, Frozen Vegetables, Chicken Broth, Bacon

Creamy Crockpot Cauliflower and Carrot Soup from Health Home Hapiness – Slow Cooker, Frozen Vegetables, Chicken Broth, Bacon

Creamy Crockpot Cauliflower and Carrot Soup from Health Home Hapiness – Slow Cooker, Frozen Vegetables, Chicken Broth, Bacon
This time saving cauliflower soup, contributed by Stephani Jenkins from Well Fed is made in a crock pot and is designed to use frozen cauliflower as a base (what could be simpler than that!). The recipe incorporates carrots, onion, crushed garlic, chicken or beef broth and coconut milk. Pork or turkey bacon is suggested as a garnish for the soup, elevating this quick soup into a gourmet meal with minimal effort.

 

 

Paleo Sweet Potato Basil and Sneaky Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Porn - Slow Cooker, Paleo Vegan

Paleo Sweet Potato Basil and Sneaky Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Porn – Slow Cooker, Paleo Vegan

Paleo Sweet Potato Basil and Sneaky Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Porn – Slow Cooker, Paleo Vegan
This vegan cauliflower and sweet potato soup is made almost entirely by the crock pot. The ingredients, such as onions, cauliflower, white sweet potatoes and fresh basil are simply placed in the crockpot for 3 hours until tender, then blended to create the final soup. The soup uses vegetable broth as a base and coconut milk for creaminess, making the soup paleo vegan as well as healthy.

 

 

Broccoli Leek Soup from Crave the Good - Broccoli, Chicken Broth

Broccoli Leek Soup from Crave the Good – Broccoli, Chicken Broth

Creamy Leek Soup from Stupid Easy Paleo – Leek, Creamy, Cauliflower Base, Chicken Broth, Slow Cooker Option
This cauliflower centric leek soup recipe, originally from crave the good, uses cauliflower in the recipe to add creaminess to the soup, a healthy paleo chef trick. The soup uses ingredients such as chicken broth, onions and ghee to give the soup flavor. Instructions are given for making this soup in a crock pot, which is a great option for those with limited time. We included this recipe in our paleo leek soup roundup post, but it seemed appropriate to also mention it here.

Paleo Cauliflower Soup with Bacon Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Leap - Roasted, Bacon, Chicken Broth

Roasted Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Leap – Roasted, Bacon, Chicken Broth

Roasted Cauliflower Soup from Paleo Leap – Roasted, Bacon, Chicken Broth
This recipe has you roast the cauliflower, shallots and garlic to a golden brown in the oven to get a delicious sweet flavor and then puree the mixture, combined with coconut milk and chicken stock to create the soup base. It is complimented with bay leaf, dried thyme and fresh parsley as a garnish to add to the flavor profile – definitely an elevated version of roasted cauliflower soup.

 

 

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon from Eat Drink Paleo - Chicken Broth, Bacon

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon from Eat Drink Paleo – Chicken Broth, Bacon

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon from Eat Drink Paleo – Chicken Broth, Bacon
This version of cauliflower soup uses an unusual ingredient to give it creaminess – eggs are steamed and wisked and incorporated into the soup for a creamy texture. The soup is topped with pan fried bacon and includes chicken stock, garlic and onions to round out the bold flavors.

 

 

Cauliflower, Leek and Bacon Soup from the Ancestral Chef/Paleo Magazine - Creamy, Bacon, Chicken Broth

Cauliflower, Leek and Bacon Soup from the Ancestral Chef/Paleo Magazine – Creamy, Bacon, Chicken Broth

Cauliflower, Leek and Bacon Soup from the Ancestral Chef/Paleo Magazine – Leek, Creamy, Bacon, Chicken Broth
This leek soup recipe from Ancestral Chef uses a base of cauliflower to add creaminess to the soup, so is technically a cauliflower leek soup. This soup only contains four ingredients including the cauliflower, so you are likely to have many of the ingredients you need on hand, a nice plus. This soup was also included in our write up on Paleo Asparagus Soups roundup but seemed relevant to also mention here.

 

 

Paleo Potato and Leek Soup from The Merrymaker Sisters - Creamy, Bacon, Almond Milk, No Broth Required

Paleo Potato and Leek Soup from The Merrymaker Sisters – Creamy, Bacon, Almond Milk, No Broth Required

Paleo Potato and Leek Soup from The Merrymaker Sisters – Leek, Creamy, Bacon, Almond Milk, No Broth Required
This version of paleo leek soup uses cauliflower as a base for creaminess and consistency along with bacon and garlic to give it a unique flavor profile. The soup also includes paleo approved almond milk to add to the creaminess, and does not include any pre-made broth or stock in the list of ingredients, both fairly unique aspects of this recipe. This soup was included in our roundup of paleo leek soup recipes, but is also included here given the heavy emphasis on cauliflower as one of the main ingredients.

Paleo Broccoli Cauliflower Soup Recipes

Paleo Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup by Whisk Together - Cauliflower, Microwave, Roasted Garlic

Paleo Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup by Whisk Together

Paleo Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup by Whisk Together – Broccoli, Cauliflower, Microwave, Roasted Garlic
This cauliflower and broccoli soup, which uses roasted garlic as one of the primary flavors has been designed with steamed or microwaved cauliflower florets in mind, making this a great soup to make from leftovers or frozen vegetables that you have on hand in your freezer. This soup was also included in our roundup on paleo broccoli soup recipes, but it is just as much a cauliflower soup recipe as a broccoli soup, so has been included here as well.

 

 

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup from Healthful Pursuit - Paleo Vegan, Cauliflower, Coconut Free, creamy, Almond Milk

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup from Healthful Pursuit

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup from Healthful Pursuit – Paleo Vegan, Cauliflower, Coconut Free, creamy, Almond Milk
This cauliflower and broccoli soup is combines almond milk, onion and onion powder for flavoring. The soup also qualifies a paleo vegan. This soup was included in our paleo broccoli soup roundup as well, but given the heavy emphasis on cauliflower in this soup, it seemed appropriate to include it here as well.

Paleo Cauliflower Soup with Coconut Milk

Creamy Broccoli Soup from Living Loving Paleo - Creamy, Cauliflower, vegan (omit ghee)

Creamy Broccoli Soup from Living Loving Paleo

Creamy Broccoli Soup from Living Loving Paleo – Creamy, Cauliflower, vegan (omit ghee)
This soup combines cauliflower, broccoli and coconut milk to create a creamy, thick soup recipe. Cauliflower is used as a substitute for potatoes in this soup. The soup includes onions for flavor as well as bacon as an optional garnish. This soup was originally included in our broccoli soup roundup but seemed appropriate to mention here as well.

 

 

Creamy Vegetable Soup from Sisters Raising Sisters – Bacon Infused, Bone Broth, Chicken Broth

Creamy Vegetable Soup from Sisters Raising Sisters – Bacon Infused, Bone Broth, Chicken Broth

Creamy Vegetable Soup from Sisters Raising Sisters – Bacon Infused, Bone Broth, Chicken Broth
This vegetable soup, which uses a base of cauliflower, broccoli and coconut milk to make a creamy soup base, along with bacon fat from bacon included in the recipe. It uses a bone broth stock, along with flavors such as sage, basil and rosemary. This soup, which was included in our roundup of paleo vegetable soups, is included here due to the heavy emphasis on cauliflower in the recipe.

Paleo Spicy Cauliflower Soup Recipes

Spicy Paleo Vegetable Soup from My Dinner Project – Spicy, Indian Inspired, Paleo Vegan/Vegetarian

Spicy Paleo Vegetable Soup from My Dinner Project – Spicy, Indian Inspired, Paleo Vegan/Vegetarian

Spicy Paleo Vegetable Soup from My Dinner Project – Spicy, Indian Inspired, Paleo Vegan/Vegetarian
This indian inspired paleo vegetable soup recipe includes cauliflower as one of the main condiments of the soup, giving it a chunky texture. The soup is also paleo vegan and includes other vegetables such as cabbage, zucchini and broccoli, along with flavors such as turmeric, ginger, cumin, paprika, garlic and cilantro. This soup was also included in our roundup of paleo vegetable soup recipes, but is included here due to cauliflower being one of the main ingredients in this dish.

 

Alice Waters Cauliflower Soup from Paleomazing - Spicy, Curry, Chicken Broth

Alice Waters Cauliflower Soup from Paleomazing – Spicy, Curry, Chicken Broth

Alice Waters Cauliflower Soup from Paleomazing – Spicy, Curry, Chicken Broth
This spicy Paleo Cauliflower soup inspired by a recipe by the famous Alice Waters and uses individual curry ingredients such as cilantro sprigs, turmeric, coriander and chili powder (use a paleo friendly brand or make your own). Skip the optional yogurt garnish if on the strict paleo diet but you can still incorporate all of the other ingredients, including the garnish of fresh lemon juice and fresh mint or cilantro.

 

Paleo Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Potatoless Potato Leek Soup from the Paleo Mom - Bone Broth, Creamy

Potatoless Potato Leek Soup from the Paleo Mom – Bone Broth, Creamy

Potatoless Potato Leek Soup from the Paleo Mom – Leek, Bone Broth, Creamy
This version of potato leek soup uses cauliflower and rutabaga to substitute for the more traditional use of potatoes, giving a similar consistency and color. The soup also incorporates chicken bone broth as well as celery and is optionally topped with crab if available. This soup was included in our roundup on paleo asparagus soup, but seemed worth mentioning here given the extensive use of cauliflower in the soup base.

 

 

Non-Dairy Creamy Vegetable Soup from The Healthy Foodie – Vegetarian, Creamy, Paleo Vegan (Option)

Non-Dairy Creamy Vegetable Soup from The Healthy Foodie – Vegetarian, Creamy, Paleo Vegan (Option)

Non-Dairy Creamy Vegetable Soup from The Healthy Foodie – Vegetarian, Creamy, Paleo Vegan (Option)
This paleo vegetable soup, is given it’s creaminess by a homemade blend of “cauliflower cream”, which is a combination of cooked cauliflower, onions, mustard, sage, nutmeg and apple cider vinegar is a true winter vegetable soup. The cauliflower cream is then added to a soup based on carrots, parsnips, butternut squash, Brussel sprouts and white sweet potatoes. This soup was also included in our rounup of paleo vegetable soup recipes, but is also included here due to the cauliflower cream recipe, which is the star and a predominant flavor in this soup.

We hope one of the delicious cauliflower soup recipes in this guide helped you find (or design) the perfect recipe for you. If you know of another paleo cauliflower soup recipe that you feel should be included in this guide, please leave a message in the comments below.

 

This post is a part of our multi part Paleo Soup Recipes article series: