- simmer for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans; cook,
- uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Discard bay leaf.
- Yield: 14 serving (3-1/2 quarts).
Nutrition Facts: One 1-cup serving (prepared with low-sodium tomatoes and broth and without added salt) equals 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable; also, 222 calories, 230 mg sodium, 49 mg cholesterol, 26 gm carbohydrate, 18 gm protein, 6 gm fat.