Cauliflower Soup With Prosciutto Sandwiches

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  • Serves 4
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 687 calories
    • Calories 55 calories from fat
    • Fat 42 g
    • Sat Fat 17 g
    • Cholesterol 108 mg
    • Sodium 1884 mg
    • Protein 36 g
    • Carbohydrate 53 g
    • Sugar 12 g
    • Fiber 5 g
  • December 2007

Ingredients

  1. Check 3tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1 yellow onion, sliced
  3. Check 1 head cauliflower, chopped
  4. Check 2cups low-sodium chicken broth
  5. Check 2cups whole milk
  6. Check 4 small crusty rolls
  7. Check 4ounces sliced prosciutto
  8. Check 1cup watercress, trimmed
  9. Check 2cups (8 ounces) grated white Cheddar
  10. Check kosher salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cauliflower, broth, and milk and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Cut the rolls in half. Layer the bottoms with the prosciutto and watercress. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Top with the roll halves.
  4. Puree the soup in the pan using a handheld immersion blender or, working in batches, a standard blender.
  5. Stir in 1 ⅔ cups of the Cheddar, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  6. Divide the soup into bowls. Add the remaining oil and Cheddar and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Serve with the sandwiches.