Smoky Chipotle-Black Bean Soup
Tired of the same ham and bean soup? Try this spicy black bean version. Serve with assorted soup condiments like sour cream, sliced green onions, tortilla chips and lime wedges.
2 cups cubed ham (about 3/4 pound)
2 cups purchased salsa
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can vegetable broth
1 tablespoon lime juice or lemon juice
1 minced garlic clove
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon chopped chipotle chile (smoked jalapeño)
3 tablespoons dry sherry
- In a large saucepan combine the ham, salsa, beans, vegetable broth, lime juice, garlic, coriander and chipotle. Bring to a simmer; lower heat and cook, covered, for 20 minutes.
- Stir in dry sherry. To serve, ladle into soup bowls.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.