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Cuban Pork And Garbanzo Bean Soup

Courses: Soup

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb 454g / 16ozPork tenderloin
  Vegetable cooking spray
1 teaspoon 5mlOlive oil
3/4 cup 46g / 1.6ozDiced onion
1/2 cup 118mlBurgundy or other dry red wine
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozDiced red bell pepper
1/3 cup 36g / 1.3ozSliced celery
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced fresh jalapeño pepper
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
2   Low-sodium chicken broth - (10 1/2 oz ea)
1   Garbanzo beans - (15 oz) - drained
6   Garlic cloves - minced

Recipe Instructions

Trim fat from pork, and cut pork into 1/2-inch cubes. Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; add oil, and place over medium-high heat until hot.

Add pork; cook 3 minutes or until browned. Add onion and wine; cook 3 minutes. Add bell pepper and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Spoon soup into airtight containers; store in freezer up to 2 months.

To serve, thaw in refrigerator. Place in a saucepan; cover and cook over medium heat 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

This recipe yields 1 1/2 quarts.

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