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    Parmesan Soup With Prosciutto and Toasted Bread Crumbs

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    dimply dots's Note:

    Found this one in the Chicago Tribune. It's from Betty Rosbottom. Delicious!

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    Serves: 4


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    For Garnish


    1. 1
      To make soup:.
    2. 2
      1. Heat butter and oil in a large, heavy saucepan set over medium heat. When hot, add shallots and cook, stirring, until softened and translucent, 3 to 4 minutes or so.
    3. 3
      2. Add potatoes and garlic, and cook and stir 1 minute more.
    4. 4
      3. Add 2 1/4 cups each of broth and milk, and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat and cook at a simmer until potatoes and shallots are tender, about 15 minutes.
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      4. Gradually whisk in 3/4 cup cheese ad stir until it has melted. remove pan from heat and whisk in cayenne pepper. Taste and season with salt. If you use low-sodium broth, you'll need a teaspoon or more salt. If soup is too thick stir in 1/4 each additional broth and milk. (Soup can be prepared 1 day ahead; cool, cover and refrigerate. Reheat over medium heat, stirring).
    6. 6
      To make garnishes:.
    7. 7
      1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil until hot in a medium, heavy skillet set over medium heat. Add prosciutto and saute, turning often until crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels.
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      2. To the same skillet set over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon more olive oil. When hot, add bread crumbs and cook, tossing constantly, until golden and crispy, 3 to 4 minutes. remove crumbs to a plate. (Prosciutto and crumbs can be prepared 4 hours ahead; leave uncovered at cool room temperature).
    9. 9
      3. Ladle soup into 4 soup bowls and sprinkle each serving with some parmesan, prosciutto, bread crumbs and parsley.

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    Nutritional Facts for Parmesan Soup With Prosciutto and Toasted Bread Crumbs

    Serving Size: 1 (478 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 528.6
    Calories from Fat 251
    Total Fat 27.9 g
    Saturated Fat 10.6 g
    Cholesterol 41.6 mg
    Sodium 932.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 50.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    Sugars 9.8 g
    Protein 20.4 g

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