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Fast & Easy Dinner: White Bean Soup

Fast & Easy Dinner: White Bean Soup


Wondering what to make for dinner? How about a tasty vegetarian soup with Mexican influences? Canned beans allow this soup to come together in under 30 minutes. Poblano chilies pack heat, but a dollop of sour cream balances out the spiciness.

Flavored with cumin and lime juice, this soup is best paired with an icy cold beer or a margarita on the rocks. Double the amount in the recipe and you'll have a great meal to serve while entertaining. Purchase store bought chips and a selection of salsas, then invite some friends over and call it a party. To get this wonderful recipe perfect for autumn,


White Bean Soup
From Cooking Light magazine
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Cooking spray
2 cups chopped white onion
2 cups chopped seeded poblano chile
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium vegetable broth
2 (15-ounce) cans navy beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded queso chihuahua or Monterey Jack cheese
2 1/2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

  1. Heat a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, chile, red bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes.
  3. Add broth; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat. Add the beans, juice, and cumin. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Ladle about 1 1/2 cups soup into each of 5 bowls, and top each serving with about 3 tablespoons cheese and 1 1/2 teaspoons sour cream.

Serves 5.

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 373(22% from fat); FAT 9.2g (sat 5.1g,mono 2g,poly 0.7g); PROTEIN 22.8g; CHOLESTEROL 28mg; CALCIUM 291mg; SODIUM 968mg; FIBER 12.1g; IRON 5.1mg; CARBOHYDRATE 52.5g

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FashionKid FashionKid 8 years
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lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
I wish they would offer this in the Mexican restaurants I frequent. Not that I've looked, but I would order it if avaliable.
JessNess JessNess 9 years
This sounds GOOD. Are those little quesadillas in the picture next to the soup. They look good too!!!!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
yay! i love eden organic! sans cheese, this looks good and vegan
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
Sounds wonderful, I want this right now after my bad day...
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Mmmmm sounds spicy and delish! I love beans too :)
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
ooooooo that looks and sounds delicious!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Ohhh, this looks good! I love a little spice. (Or a lot!)
MamaD MamaD 9 years
I'm not one for "heat' so I'd probably use a less potent chili or pepper! But this looks delicious!
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