Cauliflower and white bean soup with sausage

Heather Disarro

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Healthy and satisfying soup isn't a myth; it can be your reality in a snap! Cauliflower and white beans are cooked and pureed together, then topped with slices of roasted Italian sausage.

Cauliflower and white bean soup with sausage

Cauliflower and white bean soup with sausage

Serves 6


  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 whole white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 (14 ounce) can Great Northern beans
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag cauliflower florets


  1. Slice the Italian sausages into 1/2-inch thick medallions and place in a cold soup pot.
  2. Heat the large soup pot over medium heat and render the sausage, stirring occasionally, until cooked through.
  3. Remove the sausage with a slotted spoon and reserve 1 tablespoon of the drippings.
  4. Toss the onion and garlic with the drippings and allow to cook for 4-5 minutes, until soft and translucent.
  5. Add the beans, stock, salt, pepper and cauliflower.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes.
  7. Using an immersion blender blend the soup until smooth and creamy.
  8. Serve hot with the sausage.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.