Quick Ham and Cauliflower Soup

On cool days, what could be better than this robust soup that boasts of potatoes, cauliflower and ham?

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

1
box (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ scalloped potatoes
2 1/2
cups hot water
1
cup chopped cauliflower
1/8
teaspoon ground mustard
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (10 1/2 ounces) condensed chicken broth
1
cup cubed fully cooked ham
1
cup half-and-half
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

  • 1 Stir Sauce Mix, hot water, cauliflower, mustard, pepper, broth and Potatoes in 3-quart saucepan. Heat just to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 25 minutes, stirring frequently, until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir in ham and half-and-half. Cook uncovered about 5 minutes or just until hot (do not boil). Garnish with parsley.

Expert Tips

If you don't want to clean an entire head of cauliflower or don't want leftovers, select prewashed cauliflowerets from the produce section or salad bar in the grocery store.

For fewer calories and less fat, use evaporated skim milk instead of the half-and-half.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1760mg
1760%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.