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Post by pstarkoski on Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:55 pm

Chicken and Black Bean Soup Recipe

This spicy soup is one of my husband’s favorites. It's quick to make but tastes like it simmered all day—and what a great way to use up the last tortilla chips in a bag! It's even delicious reheated. —Linda Lashley, Redgranite, Wisconsin TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
2 cups frozen corn
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
3 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon cornstarch
18 tortilla chips
Shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, optional

1. Place a large nonstick saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink. Reserve 2 tablespoons broth; add remaining broth to pan. Stir in corn, beans, tomatoes, jalapeno, cilantro, chili powder and cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes.
2. Mix cornstarch and reserved broth until smooth; gradually stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Top servings with crushed chips and, if desired, cheese. Yield: 6 servings (2 quarts).
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutritional Facts
1-1/3 cups with 3 tortilla chips (calculated without cheese) equals 194 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 752 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.



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