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Shrimp, Corn and Sweet Potato Soup

Contributed by: NAPSA

A Soup with Substance

(NAPSA) - Shrimp, corn and sweet potatoes blend to make a savory, satisfying soup with substance...a soup that's a meal in itself!


  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups diced, peeled sweet potato (yam)
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen corn
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cream-style corn
  • 1 (10-ounce) can chopped tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 4 cups fat-free canned chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled, medium shrimp
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sliced green onions (scallions), optional


Coat a large pot with nonstick cooking spray and saute the onion, celery, garlic and green pepper until tender. Add the sweet potato, frozen corn, cream-style corn, tomatoes and green chilies, tomato paste and broth; bring the mixture to a boil.

Add the shrimp, bring to a boil, reduce heat and continue cooking until the shrimp are done, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; garnish with the green onions, if desired, and serve.

Serving Size: Makes 12 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories 153; Protein (g) 13, Carbohydrate (g) 26, Fat (g) 1, Calories from Fat (%) 6, Saturated Fat (g) 0, Dietary Fiber (g) 4, Cholesterol (mg) 81, Sodium (mg) 513

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