Description Edit

Many families have an old-fashioned bean soup recipe that's been handed down for generations. This one has been lightened up in fat and sodium delicious served with black bean cornbread.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Coat a saucepan with cooking spray.
  2. Place over medium-highheat until ht.
  3. Add bell peppers; sauté 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; add 1 can pinto beans and mash.
  5. Add remaining beans and next 6 ingredients; stir well.
  6. Bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. To serve, ladle soup into bowls and top with green onions.

Nutritional information Edit

Per (1 cup) serving:

  • 233 Calories | 1g Total Fat (<1g Sat Fat) | 43g Carbs | 12g Dietary Fiber | 0mg Cholesterol | 181mg Sodium | 13g Protein
  • Exchanges: 3 starches | 1 very lean meat
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