AuthorJeanne PetrucciCategoryDifficultyBeginner
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins
 1 large sweet onion, chopped
 4 cloves garlic, chopped
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 3 tablespoons yellow miso paste
 1 large head cauliflower, chopped into 2” pieces, stems included
 2 teaspoons lemon zest
 ½ cup raw, unsalted cashews
 6 cups water
 2 tablespoons za'atar spice mix
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 tablespoon lemon olive oil - optional
1

In a large soup pot, sauté onion and garlic gently in olive oil until softened and fragrant.

2

Add miso paste and stir to coat onions.

3

Add cauliflower, lemon zest, cashews and water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until cauliflower is soft, about 15-20 minutes. Add water if necessary to keep cauliflower covered.

4

Remove from heat and let stand until cool enough to puree.

5

Puree soup in batches in blender – be sure cover of blender is on tight as steam from soup could pop lid.

6

Season with salt.

7

Ladle soup into bowls, sprinkle with za’atar and drizzle with lemon oil if desired just before serving.

Ingredients

 1 large sweet onion, chopped
 4 cloves garlic, chopped
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 3 tablespoons yellow miso paste
 1 large head cauliflower, chopped into 2” pieces, stems included
 2 teaspoons lemon zest
 ½ cup raw, unsalted cashews
 6 cups water
 2 tablespoons za'atar spice mix
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 tablespoon lemon olive oil - optional

Directions

1

In a large soup pot, sauté onion and garlic gently in olive oil until softened and fragrant.

2

Add miso paste and stir to coat onions.

3

Add cauliflower, lemon zest, cashews and water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until cauliflower is soft, about 15-20 minutes. Add water if necessary to keep cauliflower covered.

4

Remove from heat and let stand until cool enough to puree.

5

Puree soup in batches in blender – be sure cover of blender is on tight as steam from soup could pop lid.

6

Season with salt.

7

Ladle soup into bowls, sprinkle with za’atar and drizzle with lemon oil if desired just before serving.

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