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Southwestern Shrimp, Corn, and Sweet Potato Soup

Naturally sweet yams, shrimp, corn and spicy southwestern seasonings flawlessly come together in this easy (dump and stir) satisfying soup.

Makes 12 (1-cup) servings

Ingredients:

1 red onion, chopped

1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

2 cups diced peeled Louisiana yams, (sweet potatoes)

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen corn

1 (15-ounce) can cream-style corn

1 (10-ounce) can chopped tomatoes and green chilies

1 cup salsa

4 cups fat-free chicken broth

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 1/2 pounds peeled medium shrimp

Salt and pepper to taste

Chopped green onions

Method:

1. In large nonstick pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté onion and garlic until tender. Add all ingredients except shrimp; bring mixture to boil.

2. Add shrimp, return to boil, reduce heat and continue cooking until shrimp are done, 7-10 minutes. Season to taste. Sprinkle with green onions, when serving.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 146, Calories from fat 8%, Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 84mg, Sodium 518mg, Carbohydrate 23g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 5g, Protein 12g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 very lean meat

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