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Cosy Ham And Bean Soup

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Annacia *

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@Annacia

This is out of Chatelaine mag back in 2006. It has low fat, protein and very healthy veggies and taste great too. This asks for black beans but I have used pinto (didn't have the black on hand) with fine results so I would say to use the beans you like the best.

Rating:
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Serves:
5
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3
large carrots, peeled
3
garlic cloves
1
onion
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
dried oregano leaves
1 tsp
salt
2
large tomatoes
1 1/2 c
chopped ham
2 c
water
10 oz
undiluted chicken broth
1 c
frozen corn
19 oz
black beans
1/3 c
chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp
tabasco sauce (optional)

How to Make Cosy Ham And Bean Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Slice carrots into thin rounds, mince the garlic, and coarsely chop the onion.
  • 2Coat a large saucepan with oil and set over medium-high heat.
  • 3Add carrots, garlic and onion. Sprinkle with paprika, chili powder, oregano and salt.
  • 4Stir occasionally until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  • 5While onion is cooking, coarsely chop tomatoes.
  • 6Add ham to onion mixture and stir often until ham is lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
  • 7Add tomatoes, water, undiluted chicken broth and corn.
  • 8Using a wooden spoon, scrape up and stir in brown bits from pan bottom to add flavor.
  • 9Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, to develop flavour, 8 minutes.
  • 10Meanwhile, drain and rinse beans. Add to pan and stir often until warm, 3 minutes.
  • 11Remove from heat. Stir in parsley and Tabasco.

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About Cosy Ham And Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Spanish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy