White Bean and Green Chile Pepper Soup

Yield: 6 servings
Source: Melissa Mullin, visitor to oduamy.com!! Thanks Melissa!!!
Amy's Comments: This was really easy to put together and quite tasty. Its not something you would wow your guests with, but for a good, hearty dinner with your family, its perfect!

INGREDIENTS:

30 ounces great northern beans, canned -- (2 - 15 oz. cans) rinsed and drained
1 cup finely chopped yellow onion
4 1/2 ounces diced green chiles -- (1 can)
1 teaspoon ground cumin - divided
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
29 ounces fat-free chicken broth -- (2 cans)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup sour cream (regular, light, or FF)- optional

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine beans, onion, chilies, chicken broth, 1/2 teaspoon cumin and garlic powder in slow cooker. Cook on LOW 8 hours or on HIGH 4 hours.
  2. Stir in cilantro, olive oil and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin. Garnish with sour cream, if desired.

NUTRITIONAL INFO:

Healthy Units: 4 per serving (per Mastercook) or Core
219 Calories; 3g Fat (10.5% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 285mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.

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