964602 -- VEGETABLE, HAM SOUP
1 tbsp. margarine
1 c. coarsely chopped green or red
1 c. onion, chopped
1 (16 oz.) pkg. frozen, whole kernel
corn (3 1/2 c.)
1 c. chicken broth
4 oz. cooked lean ham, cubed
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. ground white pepper
1/3 c. flour plus 1 tbsp.
3 c. (two 12 oz. cans) undiluted
evaporated low-fat milk, divided
3 to 4 drops hot pepper sauce
In large saucepan, melt margarine; saute pepper and onion over medium heat for
five minutes or until tender. Stir in corn, broth, ham, cumin and white pepper.
Cook for five more minutes, stirring occasionally, until corn is cooked. Pour
1/2 cup evaporated lowfat milk into bowl; whisk in flour until well blended.
Add remaining 2 1/2 cups evaporated lowfat milk; mix well. Slowly pour into
saucepan. Increase heat to medium high; cook, stirring constantly for five
minutes until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Boil for one minute, add
hot sauce. Makes 6 cups.