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Catalan Potato Lima Soup

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Category: Low Fat, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Chopped onions
  • 2 ts Olive oil
  • 4 c Potatoes; sliced or cubed
  • 2 c Lima beans; fordhook,
  • -frozen, or fresh
  • 4 c Water; or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and black pepper; to
  • -taste
  • Jalapeno chile pepper; to
  • -taste, opt'l
  • 1 c Skim milk; or buttermilk, or
  • 1/2 c Nonfat dry milk powder;
  • -optional
  • Roasted red pepper; or
  • -pimiento, strips


Saute the onions in the oil for about 5 minutes, until translucent. Add
potatoes, lima beans and water or broth and bring to a boil. Add the
cilantro and salt and pepper to taste; lower the heat, and simmer for 10
minutes. Puree in batches; return to the soup pot, and gently reheat, if

If you prefer a creamy soup, stir the skim milk or buttermilk into the soup
and gently reheat.

Serve garnished with roasted red pepper or pimiento strips. PER 9-0Z
SERVING: 217 calories with 8.7% cf 2.1 g fat. About 69 mg sodium. Book est.
134 calories with 12.4% cf 2.8 g fat. About 91 mg sodium. MC3 est.

Suggested menu: with Quinoa Pine Nut Pilaf (24% cff), Guacamole with
Roasted Corn (56.4% cff) or Seitan Fajitas (19.2% cff) along with a crisp
green salad and Dark Chocolate Pudding (7% cff).

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