Creamy Cauliflower Ham & Cheese Soup

  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil for cooking
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • canned corn
  • Carrots (5-6 large)
  • .75 lb ham
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 3 small bags of frozen cauliflower floretts
  • Salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 3-4 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 oz sharp white cheddar cheese, grated
  1. Dice onion and set aside. Dice ham into small pieces and set aside.
  2. Preheat a medium pot over medium heat with some oil. Add diced onion and saute until transparent. Add ham and cook for a few minutes. Add pressed garlic, mix, and cook until fragrant.
  3. Add  cauliflower, mix well and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Pour in chicken stock, while slowly stirring. Enough chicken stock to just covers the cauliflower mixture.
  5. Add  salt, pepper, other seasonings you enjoy. Stir and cover with a lid, leaving a crack for steam to escape. Cook for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Stir in heavy whipping cream and grated white cheddar cheese. Cook for a few more minutes and serve.

I made mine in the instapot and made a lot of it for lunches this week – super delicious!

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