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    Fiesta Pasta Soup

    Source of Recipe

    Master Chef Don's 2008 Collection

    Recipe Introduction

    Serving size: 1 serving Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information provided by the recipe author. Amount Per Serving Calories 253.00 Calories From Fat (18%) 45.72 % Daily Value Total Fat 5.00g 8% Cholesterol 0.00mg 0% Sodium 919.00mg 38% Carbohydrates 36.00g 12% Net Carbohydrates 36.00g Protein 15.00g 30%

    List of Ingredients

    6 oz Vermicelli, broken into 1-inch pieces
    2 14 1/2 oz. cans chicken broth
    1 14 1/2 oz. can roasted garlic seasoned chicken broth
    2 cups water
    1 10 oz. can diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
    2 Tbs fresh cilantro, minced
    1 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp cumin
    1/2 lb smoked sausage
    1 14 1/2 oz. can Mexi-corn, drained
    1 14 1/2 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 Tbs lime juice


    1.Combine broths, water, tomatoes, cilantro, chili powder and cumin in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
    2 Cut the sausage in half lengthwise then thinly slice. Add meat, pasta, corn, and black beans to broth; cover and simmer 10-12 minutes or until pasta is cooked. Stir in lime juice.
    3 Ladle into bowls. Garnish each serving with minced fresh cilantro, thinly sliced avocado and grated cheddar or Monterrey Jack cheese.

    Servings: 6




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