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This Mexican Vegetable Soup is chock full of veggies, subtly spicy, and makes a ton! Make it today for Meatless Monday and enjoy it all week long! Less than 400 calories per serving! showmetheyummy.com #meatlessmonday #healthy #vegetarian #blackbeans #mexican #soup
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Mexican Vegetable Soup

This Mexican Vegetable Soup is chock full of veggies, subtly spicy, and makes a ton! Make it today for Meatless Monday and enjoy it all week long!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: cozy, healthy
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 bell peppers diced (I used 1 red, 1 green, and 1 yellow)
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 (4 oz) cans mild diced green chile pepper
  • 8 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (15 oz) can corn drained
  • 2 (15 oz) cans black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • salt to taste

Optional toppings

  • lime juice
  • avocado
  • Cilantro
  • tortilla strips
  • cheese
  • Sour cream

Instructions

  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large soup pot.
  • Add in diced bell peppers, red onion, jalapeno, and a touch of salt.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add in minced garlic and spices (ground cumin, oregano, cayenne).
  • Stir and cook for 60 seconds.
  • Add in diced tomatoes, green chiles, and vegetable broth.
  • Turn the heat up to high and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add in beans, corn, and diced zucchini.
  • Re-cover and simmer for another 15 more minutes, or until the zucchini is tender.
  • Serve immediately with optional toppings!

Nutrition

Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 857mg | Potassium: 729mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1845IU | Vitamin C: 69.1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 4.1mg