Black Bean Vegetable Chowder

Enjoy this meatless chowder made with veggies and beans – ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 8 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

2
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
4
cups skim milk
1
package (16 ounces) frozen corn, broccoli and sweet red peppers
1
can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

  • 1 Melt margarine in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook onion in margarine, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Mix flour, cumin and garlic salt in medium bowl; gradually stir in milk with a wire whisk. Stir milk mixture into onion. Stir in vegetables and beans. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat.
  • 3 Stir in 1 cup of the cheese until melted. Sprinkle each serving with remaining cheese and the cilantro.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
155),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.