Southwestern Green Chile Soup

Lime and cilantro add fresh touches to a turkey-sausage soup.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Salsa

2
(4.5-oz.) cans Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles
1/4
cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
1
tablespoon minced garlic in water (from 4.5-oz. jar) or 2 large garlic cloves, minced
1
teaspoon cumin
Dash salt

Soup

3/4
lb. fully cooked smoked or spicy turkey sausage
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1/4
cup chopped green onions
3 1/2
cups Progresso® Chicken Broth (from 32-oz. carton)
2
(11-oz.) cans Green Giant® SteamCrisp® White Shoepeg Corn, undrained
1
cup Green Giant® SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas
3
cups finely shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix
3
oz. (3/4 cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1
large lime, cut into 6 wedges
Fresh cilantro, if desired
  • 1 In blender container, combine all salsa ingredients except salt; blend until well combined. Add salt to taste. Set aside.
  • 2 Cut turkey sausage in half lengthwise; cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick pieces. Heat oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. Add sausage and onions; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned.
  • 3 Add broth, corn and peas; mix well. Cover; bring to a boil. Uncover; reduce heat to low. Reserve 1/4 cup of the salsa; stir remaining salsa into soup. Simmer 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.
  • 4 To serve, place 1/2 cup cabbage in each individual serving bowl. Ladle about 1 1/3 cups soup over cabbage in each bowl. Top each with cheese and reserved salsa. Serve with lime wedges to squeeze juice over soup. Garnish with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1840mg
    1840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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