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Chorizo, Rice and Bean Soup

Spicy chorizo sausage adds amazing flavor to this easy, warm and comforting Bean Soup.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 453 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 2 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 1- pound ground chorizo (you can also use the chorizo sausage sold in casings - remove from casings when cooking)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 can (15-ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15-ounces) beans, rinsed and drained (you can use pinto beans, great northern, kidney... whatever you have on hand)
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice (feel free to use white, brown, wild, etc...)
  • chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
  • lime wedges (optional)

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a dutch oven or a soup pot.
  2. Add diced onion and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in garlic; continue to cook for 30 seconds, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add chorizo; season with salt and pepper and cook over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned, stirring to break up and crumble the meat.
  5. Stir in diced tomatoes and beans.
  6. Season with dried parsley and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Add beef stock and water; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in rice and reduce heat to a simmer.
  9. Cover and continue to cook for 12 to 15 minutes, or until rice is thoroughly cooked.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Ladle soup into bowls; add fresh lime juice from one small wedge, sprinkle with parsley or cilantro and serve.

Recipe Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD

WW SmartPoints: 15

Nutrition Facts
Chorizo, Rice and Bean Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 1131mg47%
Potassium 493mg14%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.