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Spicy Tomato Soup

When you'd rather be playing than cooking, you might want to give Birmingham, Alabama cook Jaime Hampton's tomato soup a try. Using canned corn and black beans, it goes together fast and is a great accompaniment to sandwiches.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8-10 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (46 ounces) tomato juice
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • Shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, optional


  • Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the tomato juice, corn, beans, salsa, oregano, garlic powder, basil, cumin and pepper flakes if desired; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  • Drain macaroni; stir into the soup. Garnish with cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 174 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 699mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.

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  • JackH2010
    Mar 1, 2011

    When we made this soup, we added additonal beans, roasted tomatoes and extra macaroni. Everyone who had this soup really enjoyed it and my daughter sair she would make it again. It was really delicious on a very chilly evening.

  • devilgrrl
    Dec 4, 2010

    Very tasty & comforting, especially in winter. Didn't think it was spicy but that's ok. My son & i loved it!

  • Nlheitzman
    Sep 17, 2008

    Very good! Wouldn't change a thing!