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Mirabour's Bean Soup

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Category: Low Fat

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1 grated carrot 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper (any color) 1/2 cup chopped

Place these in a small bowl and top with 4 oz. beer (or water or vegetable
stock). Cook in microwave ~4 minutes, until they begin to soften.

Meanwhile, in a 4-qt. pot, place:

1 can fatfree (vegetarian) refried beans 8 oz. beer (can substitute water
or vegetable stock) 1 1/2 cups water or vegetable stock 1 teaspoon ground
cumin 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon
garlic powder 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Start over high heat. Stir until beans "dissolve." Then add 1/2 can pinto
beans. Mash the remaining beans and add.

Then add:

3/4 cup frozen spinach 3/4 cup frozen corn 1 lime, peel removed, cut into
small chunks 1/2 cup prepared salsa (picante sauce) (I used Arriba brand)
the microwaved vegetables, above

Reduce to medium heat and simmer 20 - 30 minutes until thickened. (Add
water if necessary to thin.)

Top with any combination of the following:

Fatfree cheese Fatfree yogurt Crushed baked tortilla chips Chopped cilantro
Chopped green onions

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