Jamaican Ham and Bean Soup

Jamaican Ham and Bean Soup

Homemade ham and bean soup with a taste of Jamaica can be on your dinner table in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/3
cup frozen chopped onion
2
cans (16 oz each) Old El Paso® refried beans
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, undrained
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® white shoepeg corn, undrained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, undrained
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa (any variety)
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning (dry)
1
lb lean cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1/3
cup lime juice
6
tablespoons sour cream
6
lime slices, if desired
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
  2. Stir in refried beans, both cans of corn, chiles, salsa, broth and jerk seasoning. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in ham, olives and lime juice. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Ladle soup into individual bowls. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream and lime slice.
Makes 6 servings (1 3/4 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
This prize-winning recipe was created by Marilou Robinson of Portland, Oregon, for a national recipe contest.
Serve-With
Serve bean soup with warm-from-the-oven Betty Crocker® cornbread & muffin mix.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 2720mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.