*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Black Bean Chowder
 
 Recipe By     : Fast & Healthy Sept-Oct 96
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup & Stew
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           cooked 97% fat free ham -- cut in 1/2 cubes
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    2      cans          (15 oz.) black beans -- undrained
    1      can           (14.5 oz.) whole tomatoes -- undrained--cut up
    1      teaspoon      chili powder
 
 Spray large nonstick saucepan with nonstick cooking spray.  Add ham and
 onion; cook over medium heat for 4-6 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring
occasionally.
 
 Stir in remaining ingredients.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to
 medium-low; simmer 20 minutes or until slightly thickened.  If desired, garnish
each serving with a few crushed baked tortilla chips.
 
 Makes 4 servings--240 calories--20 from fat--2 grams fat.
 
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