This Brazilian-style bean soup is delicious on its own—but the mixture of papaya and ham on top makes it even more so.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
2 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, drained, rinsed
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup chopped papaya s
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion s
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Smoked Ham, finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 lime, cut into 4 wedges
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Let's Make It
Spoon 1/4 cup of the beans into medium bowl; set aside. Place remaining beans, the broth and cream cheese in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
Add papayas, onions, dressing, ham and cilantro to the reserved 1/4 cup beans; cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Ladle soup evenly into 4 soup bowls; top each with 1/2 cup of the papaya mixture. Serve with the lime wedges.
This easy blender soup can be prepared ahead of time. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator up to 2 to 3 days. Top with the papaya mixture just before serving.
Looking to trim calories? Save 60 calories and 7 grams of fat per serving by preparing as directed using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 43g
Dietary Fibers 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 1 cup soup and 1/2 cup papaya mixture each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.