Velvety, creamy, cozy tomato soup, ready in 15 minutes for your dipping, slurping pleasure. Perfect with crusty homemade croutons and fresh basil on top!
1/2 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4 large cloves garlic, minced
pinch red pepper flakes (optional, for some spice)
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 28-oz. can San Marzano Tomatoes
1/4 cup vegetable stock (plus more if desired)
salt + pepper
for topping: croutons (quick recipe in Notes), fresh basil, fresh cracked pepper
For the croutons: Take 1-2 thick slices of your favorite bread and cube it. Heat 2-3 Tbsp. olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat and add your bread cubes when hot. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and constantly mix until golden and crispy. Yummmmm.
*Easily doubled if desired
Keywords: tomato soup, cauliflower, soup, 15-minute meal