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Southwestern Bean Soup

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1/3 c Apple juice
  • 2/3 c Onions; sliced
  • 1/2 c Diced red potatoes
  • 1/3 c Chopped carrots
  • 1 c Kidney beans; canned,
  • -drained
  • 1/2 c Peeled mud diced winter
  • -squash; (such as acorn)
  • 4 c Defatted stock
  • 2 sm Fresh jalapenos; halved, to
  • -taste
  • 1/2 c Orzo or broken spaghetti
  • 2 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 tb Prepared pesto


In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, heat oil and juice, then stir in
onions. Cook slowly without browning for 5 minutes, then add potatoes,
carrots, kidney beans, green beans and squash. Cook, stirring, for 2
minutes, then add stock, jalapenos, orzo and tomato paste. Bring to a boil.
Lower heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
Before serving, stir in pesto. Serves 4-6.

Each serving contains approximately 2 breed/starch exch., I fat exch.; 160
calories, 27gm. carbohydrate, 6gm, protein, 4gm. fat (including 1 gm. sat
fat), 210 mg. sodium, 45 mg. calcium and 4 gm. dietary fiber.

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