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The Farmer in the Deli Soup
Family Tested & Approved
cauliflower, trimmed & cut into florets
white onion, chopped
russet potatoes, peeled and diced
chicken broth, low salt
french bread (1 inch thick)
deli tavern ham, diced small. the deli will give it to you unsliced.
gouda or swiss cheese, sliced. if using gouda remove wax.
carrot, peeled & sliced
Melt butter in a heavy soup pot over medium-high heat.
Add rosemary, thyme, salt, potatoes, cauliflower, carrots and onion, stir well; sauté until onion is just golden brown, 6 or 7 minutes.
Add 4 cups of chicken broth or stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until veggies are tender, adding more broth/stock if soup is too thick, about 30 minutes.
Add white pepper to taste.
Preheat broiler. Transfer soup to individual broiler-proof soup bowls. Arrange bread slices atop soup. Place diced Tavern Ham atop bread slices. Completely cover with the cheese.
Broil 6 inches from heat source until cheese melts and is golden, watch closely to avoid burning, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.
Last Updated: Thu, Oct 17, 2013