1 package (16 ounces) low-fat turkey smoked sausage
1 medium onion chopped
4 cans (about 15 ounces each) of beans of your choice, drained and rinsed. Beans that work well are: black, kidney, pinto, garbanzo, lima
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes*, not drained
2 cups fat-free chicken broth*
2 cups water
1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles
½ cup salsa, thick and chunky
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

*Sodium is figured for no added salt/reduced sodium

Cut sausage into bite-sized pieces.

In a large kettle, combine all ingredients except the cilantro. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Serve topped with cilantro.

Makes 12 cups
8 servings

Each Servings
1 ½ cups

Carb Servings**

2 starch
1 vegetable
2 lean meat

Nutrient Analysis
Calories 261
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 877mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary Fiber 12g
Sugars 8g
Protein 19g

**Half of the grams of fiber have been subtracted from the grams of total carbohydrate when figuring Carb Servings and Exchanges.