Smoky Mexican Bean Soup

170 Calories

per portion - serves 2

A delectable spiced soup with the smoky flavours of chipotle chilli, as well as warm cumin and coriander.



  • 1 small onion (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed)
  • 4 sprays of Fry Light, low-fat spray (I used sunflower oil Fry Light)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chilli powder (or normal chilli powder)
  • 200g tinned, chopped tomatoes
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 200g tinned, red kidney beans (drained and rinsed in water)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat creme fraiche or sour cream (to serve)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • smoked paprika or chipotle chilli powder