Quick Black Bean Soup

Ditch the slow-soaking dried legumes in place of easy refried beans in this hearty soup, with ham, vegetables, and chili seasoning.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
teaspoon oil
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
cup finely chopped cooked ham
2
(15.5-oz.) cans refried black beans with lime juice
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1 1/2
cups water
2
tablespoons sour cream
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
  • 1 Heat oil in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add bell pepper and onion; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Add all remaining ingredients except sour cream and cilantro; mix well. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Top individual servings with a dollop of sour cream. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    1290mg
    1290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    12g
    12%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    24%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    24%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved