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Southwestern Soup

Southwestern Soup

This hearty soup is a real family pleaser and stomach filler.

Submitted by Holly Clegg, author of trim&TERRIFIC® Gulf Coast Favorites

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 cups cubed, peeled, Louisiana yams (sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups frozen corn

Preparation

  • In large nonstick pot, cook meat and onion over medium heat until meat is done, about 5-7 minutes. Drain excess fat.
  • Add remaining ingredients, except corn. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, simmer about 30 minutes.
  • Add corn, continue cooking, covered, 15 minutes.

This recipe makes 9 (1-cup) servings.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 149 Calories
  • Calories from fat 17%
  • 3 g Fat
  • 1 g Saturated Fat
  • 28 mgCholesterol
  • 289 mg Sodium
  • 19 g Carbohydrate
  • 3 g Dietary Fiber
  • 4 g Sugars
  • 13 g Protein
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 very lean meat

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