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  • Serves: 5 Servings

Fiesta Bean Soup

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Category: Sauces, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Water
  • 3 Beef bouillon cubes
  • 8 oz Ground beef, lean; see
  • -directions
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1/2 c Green pepper; chopped
  • 1 1/2 c Tomato juice
  • 1 c Canned kidney beans; rinsed
  • -and drained
  • 1 c Frozen corn
  • 1/2 ts Basil


**This recipe called for 10 to 15% lean ground beef. Vons now sells 7%
ground beef now.

In a 3-quart saucepan, combine water and boullion cubes. Bring to a boil
over high heat; reduce heat until water barely simmers. Crush boullion
cubes with back of a spoon. Stir until boullion cubes are completly
dissolved, set aside. In a heavy nonstick skillet, or a pan coated with
non-stick spray, brown beef. Stir with a fork to break up beef. Push
browned beef to one side of skillet. Til skillet; remove all but about 1
teaspoon drippings. Add garlic and bell pepper; saute 30 seconds. Spoon
browned beef and sauted vegetable into bouillon mixture. Add tomato juice,
beans, corn and basil. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat until
mixture barely simmers. Cover; simmer 15 minutes. 1 serving equals 1 1/2
cups soup.

Eat Light Exchanges:

2 meat; 1 1/2 bread; 1 1/2 vegetable; 1/2 fat and 240 calories.

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