Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 11 minutes. Chipotle chili powder is made from smoked jalapeño peppers.

Carol Prager
Recipe by Health

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Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add diced ham, and cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add onion and zucchini; cover and cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in minced garlic and chipotle chili powder; cook 30 seconds. Add chicken broth, 1/2 cup black beans, and salt.

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  • Puree remaining beans with 1/2 cup water in a blender until smooth; stir into soup, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Divide soup evenly among 4 bowls. Garnish with sour cream and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 2g; protein 19g; carbohydrates 34g; fiber 13g; cholesterol 20mg; iron 5mg; sodium 1252mg; calcium 93mg.