This soup’s filling enough to make a hearty main course and is easy to prepare. A sprinkling of low-fat grated cheese melting into the soup is the finishing touch. Serve with toasted tortillas on the side, cut into wedges, if you wish.
- prep 20 min cook 20 min
- serves 6
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 1 large fresh green chile, seeded and finely chopped
- 2 green peppers, seeded and chopped
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 can (14 ounces) chopped tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon sun-dried tomato paste
- 3 cups low-fat chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 bay leaf
- 2 cans (15 ounces) black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- Salt and pepper
6 (8 inch) flour tortillas
1/2 cup reduced-fat coarsely grated Monterey Jack cheese
Sprigs of fresh cilantro (optional)
Thinly sliced fresh green chile (optional)
How to make it 40 minutes
- Reduced-fat cheddar cheese can be substituted for the Monterey Jack.
- Canned pinto or black beans can be substituted for the black-eyed peas.
Nutritional Information(per serving)
- Calories: 370
- Calories from Fat: 59
- Fat: 7g
- Saturated Fat: 2g
- Cholesterol: 7mg
- Sodium: 803mg
- Carbs: 61g
- Protein: 19g
- Fiber: 12g
Exchanges: starch 3 1/2, vegetable 1, meat (very lean) 1, fat 1
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