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Crockpot: MEXICAN MINESTRONE - Thanks Sherry, Staff Site (Points figured)
CORE! 32 Points for whole crockpot, should be about 19 servings of 1 Cup each at 1 Point each
(figured through RecipeBuilder on e-tools)

2 15 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
2 14 1/2oz cans Mexican style stewed tomatoes
2 14 oz cans vegetable broth
1 15 1/4 can whole kernel corn, rinsed and drained
2 C diced red skinned potatoes
2 C frozen cut green beans
1 C Salsa
salt*
pepper*
Tabasco*

*I couldn't use Mexican stewed so used regular stewed tomatoes. This was a little bland when I tasted so I added salt, pepper & about 3 drops of Tabasco. I think using Rotel tomatoes would be good & also frozen corn would be nice. I also saw a recipe similar that called for some chili powder.

I used chicken broth because I can't have the veg. broth.

Combine all ingredients in a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker. Cover; cook on low heat for 9 to 11 hrs or on high heat for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hrs. Serve with ff Sour Cream & reduced fat cheddar cheese if desired but count the Points!



cblessum on 1/25/2008